|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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Explanation/reduction/Schiffer: if semantics can be reduced to the psychological, the contents of propositional attitudes can be explained without reference to meanings in public language.
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987