Scientific Explanation

[Revised entry by James Woodward on September 24, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Issues concerning scientific explanation have been a focus of philosophical attention from
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[Revised entry by James Woodward on September 24, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Issues concerning scientific explanation have been a focus of philosophical attention from Pre-Socratic times through the modern period. However, recent discussion really begins with the development of the Deductive-Nomological (DN) model. This model has had...

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