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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Schiffer, Stephen
 
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Explanation I 140
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.

Schi I
St. Schiffer
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-28