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Explanation: making a statement in relation to an event, a state, a change or an action that was described before by a deviating statement. The statement will often try to involve circumstances, history, logical premises, causes and causality. See also description, statements, theories, understanding, literal truth, best explanation, causality, cause, completeness.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Stephen Leeds on Explanation - Dictionary of Arguments

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Semantik/Erklärung/Voraussage/Theorie/Leeds/Arthur Fine/Rorty: man kann Semantik nicht gebrauchen, um Erfolg von Vorhersagen zu erklären. - Der Zirkel rührt aus dem Versuch, gleichzeitig innerhalb und außerhalb unserer Untersuchungen zu stehen.
Pointe: man muss nicht zwischen innen/außen wählen, man muss es nur auseinander halten.


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The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Leeds I
Stephen Leeds
"Theories of Reference and Truth", Erkenntnis, 13 (1978) pp. 111-29
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Truth and Meaning, Paul Horwich, Aldershot 1994


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