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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Strawson, Peter F.
 
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Explanation IV 146
explanation / causality / Strawson: if causality is a relationship in nature, then statement is another - it is not a relationship between things but between facts and truths - e.: non-natural fact which extends to a natural fact which leads to a knowledge - here all objects are intentional - the correct description must always be selected.

Str I
P.F. Strawson
Einzelding und logisches Subjekt Stuttgart 1972

Str IV
P.F. Strawson
Analyse und Metaphysik M√ľnchen 1994

Str V
P.F. Strawson
Die Grenzen des Sinns Frankfurt 1981


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-31