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Unificationism, Explanatory Internalism, and Autonomy

Woodward, James (2016) Unificationism, Explanatory Internalism, and Autonomy. The Philosophy of Philip Kitcher.

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Abstract

This article explores some issues associated with Philip Kitcher's unificationist theory of explanation, including the contrast between epistemic and ontic approaches to explanation, and the implications of Kitcher’s theory for the autonomy of the special sciences


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Item Type: Published Article or Volume
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Woodward, Jamesjfw@pitt.edu
Keywords: Philip Kitcher, Unificationism, autonomy of the special sciences
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Explanation
Depositing User: Jim Woodward
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2016 15:14
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2016 15:14
Item ID: 12630
Journal or Publication Title: The Philosophy of Philip Kitcher
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Explanation
Date: 14 November 2016
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/12630

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