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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Pauen, Michael
 
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Explanation V 190ff
Explanatory gap / Pauen: between science and folk psychology - in principle unsolvable because of the difference between entities - everyday terms must be explained causally - problem: mental, particularly phenomenal states can not in principle be translated into causal roles -

Pau I
M. Pauen
Grundprobleme der Philosophie des Geistes Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-24