PhilSci Archive

Explanations are like salted peanuts. Why you can't cut the route toward further reduction.

Cohnitz, Daniel (2002) Explanations are like salted peanuts. Why you can't cut the route toward further reduction. Mentis.

[img]
Preview
PDF
Download (383Kb) | Preview

    Abstract

    This paper is a defense of an elaborated ideal explanatory text conception against criticism as put forward by Bob Batterman. It is argued that Batterman's critique of "philosophical" accounts of scientific explanation is inadequate.


    Export/Citation:EndNote | BibTeX | Dublin Core | ASCII/Text Citation (Chicago) | HTML Citation | OpenURL
    Social Networking:

    Item Type: Other
    Commentary on: Batterman, Robert(2004) Response to Belot's "Whose Devil? Which Details?". [Preprint]
    Additional Information: Although the argument is directed against Batterman's earlier papers, it applies to "The Devil in the Details" as well.
    Keywords: explanation, ideal text, Batterman, reduction
    Subjects: General Issues > Explanation
    Depositing User: Daniel Cohnitz
    Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2004
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:12
    Item ID: 1690
    Publisher: Mentis
    Public Domain: Yes
    Conference Date: 26.-29. September 2000
    Conference Location: Bielefeld, Germany
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1690

    Commentary/Response Threads

    Actions (login required)

    View Item

    Document Downloads