Philosophy Lexicon 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.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Anscombe, G. E. M. Explanation   Anscombe, G. E. M.
Armstrong, D.M. Explanation   Armstrong, D.M.
Barrow, J.D. Explanation   Barrow, J.D.
Bieri, P. Explanation   Bieri, P.
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 Explanation   Churchland, Patricia
Davidson, Donald Explanation   Davidson, Donald
Dennett, Daniel Explanation   Dennett, Daniel
Deutsch, David Explanation   Deutsch, David
Duhem, Pierre Explanation   Duhem, Pierre
Dummett, Michael Explanation   Dummett, Michael
Esfeld, Michael Explanation   Esfeld, Michael
Feyerabend, Paul Explanation   Feyerabend, Paul
Field, Hartry Explanation   Field, Hartry
Fodor, Jerry Explanation   Fodor, Jerry
Fraassen, Bas Explanation   Fraassen, Bas
Freud, Siegmund Explanation   Freud, Siegmund
Genz, H. Explanation   Genz, H.
Goodman, Nelson Explanation   Goodman, Nelson
Hacking, Ian Explanation   Hacking, Ian
Hempel, C. Explanation   Hempel, C.
Holenstein, E. Explanation   Holenstein, E.
Kauffman, Stuart Explanation   Kauffman, Stuart
Lewis, David Explanation   Lewis, David
Lloyd Morgan, C. Explanation   Lloyd Morgan, C.
Logic Texts Explanation   Logic Texts
Lorenz, Konrad Explanation   Lorenz, Konrad
Maturana, H. Explanation   Maturana, H.
Mayr, E. Explanation   Mayr, E.
McDowell, John Explanation   McDowell, John
Nozick, Robert Explanation   Nozick, Robert
Pauen, Michael Explanation   Pauen, Michael
Peacocke, Christopher Explanation   Peacocke, Christopher
Pinker, Stephen Explanation   Pinker, Stephen
Putnam, Hilary Explanation   Putnam, Hilary
Rorty, Richard Explanation   Rorty, Richard
Salmon, Wesley Explanation   Salmon, Wesley
Schiffer, Stephen Explanation   Schiffer, Stephen
Searle, John R. Explanation   Searle, John R.
Strawson, Peter F. Explanation   Strawson, Peter F.
Tugendhat, E. Explanation   Tugendhat, E.
Vollmer, Gerhard Explanation   Vollmer, Gerhard
Wittgenstein, L. Explanation   Wittgenstein, L.
Wright, Crispin Explanation   Wright, Crispin


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26