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Explaining explanation

Author: David-Hillel Ruben
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1990.
Series: Problems of philosophy (Routledge (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of some of the attempts to explain the concept of explanation. The author offers an insight into the works of Plato, Aristotle, John Stuart Mill and Carl Hempel and examines the concept  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David-Hillel Ruben
ISBN: 0415032695 9780415032698 0415087651 9780415087650
OCLC Number: 23140930
Description: xi, 265 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Getting our Bearings; Plato on Explanation; Aristotle on Explanation; Mill and Hempel on Explanation; The Ontology of Explanation; Arguments, Laws and Explanation; A Realist Theory of Explanation.
Series Title: Problems of philosophy (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: David-Hillel Ruben.

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"Ruben utilizes concepts gleaned from the theories of explanation offered by Plato, Aristotle, John Stuart Mill, and Carl Hempel to elaborate his own realist theory . . . . The volume succeeds Read more...

 
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