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Graber, Abraham

Modes of Explanation

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Thoughts on Explanation
Michael Lissack, Abraham Graber

2. A Place in History
Alicia Juarrero

3. The Context of Our Query
Michael Lissack

4. Case Study: Creationism
Zack Kopplin

5. Scientific Realism on Historical Science and Creationism
Abraham Graber

6. A Pragmatic Constructivist Take on the Case
Michael Lissack

7. Robustness and Explanation
William Wimsatt

8. A Mode of “Epi-Thinking” Leads to the Exploration of Vagueness and Finality
S. N. Salthe

9. Complexity, Ockham’s Razor, and Truth
Kevin T. Kelly, Konstantin Genin

10. Getting a Grip
Nancy J. Nersessian

11. Modes of Explanation: Complex Phenomena
Sandra Mitchell

12. Narrative as a Mode of Explanation: Evolution and Emergence
Rukmini Bhaya Nair

13. Economic Explanations
Paul Thagard

14. Narratives and Models in Complex Systems
Timothy F. H. Allen, Edmond Ramly, Samantha Paulsen, Gregori Kanatzidis, Nathan Miller

15. Evaluating Explanations through Their Conceptual Structures
Steven Wallis

16. Investigating the Lay and Scientific Norms for Using “Explanation”
Jonathan Waskan, Ian Harmon, Andrew Higgins, Joseph Spino

17. Conclusion
Michael Lissack, Abraham Graber

Afterword 1. The Scientific Attitude Toward Explanation

18. The Scientific Attitude Toward Explanation
Lee McIntyre

Afterword 2. Explanation Revisited

19. Explanation Revisited
Jan Faye

20. Is The World Completely Intelligible? A Very Short Course
Peter Achinstein

Afterword 4. Explanation and Pluralism

21. Explanation and Pluralism
Beckett Sterner

22. Reprise
Michael Lissack

Keywords: Economics, Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods, Philosophy, general, Business and Management, general, Management, Business Ethics, Dance

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
319 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137403865
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-48798-1

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