Depth: An Account of Scientific Explanation

Harvard University Press (2008)
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Michael Strevens
New York University
Abstract
Approaches to explanation -- Causal and explanatory relevance -- The kairetic account of /D making -- The kairetic account of explanation -- Extending the kairetic account -- Event explanation and causal claims -- Regularity explanation -- Abstraction in regularity explanation -- Approaches to probabilistic explanation -- Kairetic explanation of frequencies -- Kairetic explanation of single outcomes -- Looking outward -- Looking inward.
Keywords Causation  Explanation  Science Philosophy
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Call number BD541.S77 2008
ISBN(s) 9780674031838   0674031830
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