Four Decades of Scientific Explanation

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As Aristotle stated, scientific explanation is based on deductive argument--yet, Wesley C. Salmon points out, not all deductive arguments are qualified explanations. The validity of the explanation must itself be examined. Four Decades of Scientific Explanation provides a comprehensive account of the developments in scientific explanation that transpired in the last four decades of the twentieth century. It continues to stand as the most comprehensive treatment of the writings on the subject during these years. Building ...

Four Decades of Scientific Explanation 2006, University of Pittsburgh Press

ISBN-13: 9780822959267

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Four Decades of Scientific Explanation 1990, University of Minnesota Press

ISBN-13: 9780816618255

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