Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Explanation: making a statement in relation to an event, a state, a change or an action that was described before by a deviating statement. The statement will often try to involve circumstances, history, logical premises, causes and causality. See also description, statements, theories, understanding, literal truth, best explanation, causality, cause, completeness.
 
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Deutsch, David
 
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Explanation I 88
Our justification does not depend on whether a certain anomaly occured in the past . It has to do with whether it is possible to explain the existence of this anomaly.

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D. Deutsch
Die Physik der Welterkenntnis M√ľnchen 2000


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