Dictionary of Arguments

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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.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Anscombe, G. E. M. Explanation   Anscombe, G. E. M.
Aristotle Explanation   Aristotle
Armstrong, David M. Explanation   Armstrong, David M.
Barrow, John D. Explanation   Barrow, John D.
Bateson, Gregory Explanation   Bateson, Gregory
Bieri, Peter Explanation   Bieri, Peter
Bigelow, John Explanation   Bigelow, John
Block, Ned Explanation   Block, Ned
Carnap, Rudolf Explanation   Carnap, Rudolf
Cartwright, Nancy Explanation   Cartwright, Nancy
Chalmers, David Explanation   Chalmers, David
Chomsky, Noam Explanation   Chomsky, Noam
Churchland, Patricia S. Explanation   Churchland, Patricia S.
Comte, Auguste Explanation   Comte, Auguste
Darwin, Charles Explanation   Darwin, Charles
Davidson, Donald Explanation   Davidson, Donald
Deacon, Terrence W. Explanation   Deacon, Terrence W.
Dennett, Daniel Explanation   Dennett, Daniel
Deutsch, David Explanation   Deutsch, David
Droysen, Johann Gustav Explanation   Droysen, Johann Gustav
Duhem, Pierre Explanation   Duhem, Pierre
Dummett, Michael E. Explanation   Dummett, Michael E.
Esfeld, Michael Explanation   Esfeld, Michael
Feyerabend, Paul Explanation   Feyerabend, Paul
Field, Hartry Explanation   Field, Hartry
Flusser, Vilem Explanation   Flusser, Vilem
Fodor, Jerry Explanation   Fodor, Jerry
Fraassen, Bas van Explanation   Fraassen, Bas van
Freud, Siegmund Explanation   Freud, Siegmund
Galilei, Galileo Explanation   Galilei, Galileo
Genz, Hennig Explanation   Genz, Hennig
Goodman, Nelson Explanation   Goodman, Nelson
Gould, Stephen Jay Explanation   Gould, Stephen Jay
Hacking, Ian Explanation   Hacking, Ian
Hempel, Carl Explanation   Hempel, Carl
Holenstein, Elmar Explanation   Holenstein, Elmar
Kauffman, Stuart Explanation   Kauffman, Stuart
Leeds, Stephen Explanation   Leeds, Stephen
Lewis, David K. Explanation   Lewis, David K.
Lloyd Morgan, Conwy Explanation   Lloyd Morgan, Conwy
Logic Texts Explanation   Logic Texts
Lorenz, Konrad Explanation   Lorenz, Konrad
Maturana, Humberto Explanation   Maturana, Humberto
Mayr, Ernst Explanation   Mayr, Ernst
McDowell, John Explanation   McDowell, John
Nozick, Robert Explanation   Nozick, Robert
Pauen, Michael Explanation   Pauen, Michael
Peacocke, Christopher Explanation   Peacocke, Christopher
Pinker, Steven Explanation   Pinker, Steven
Putnam, Hilary Explanation   Putnam, Hilary
Rorty, Richard Explanation   Rorty, Richard
Salmon, Wesley Explanation   Salmon, Wesley
Schiffer, Stephen Explanation   Schiffer, Stephen
Scriven, Michael Explanation   Scriven, Michael
Searle, John R. Explanation   Searle, John R.
Strawson, Peter F. Explanation   Strawson, Peter F.
Tugendhat, E. Explanation   Tugendhat, E.
Vollmer, Gerhard Explanation   Vollmer, Gerhard
Weizenbaum, Joseph Explanation   Weizenbaum, Joseph
Wilson, Edward O. Explanation   Wilson, Edward O.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Explanation   Wittgenstein, Ludwig
Wright, Crispin Explanation   Wright, Crispin

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