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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Anscombe, E
 
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Explanation Frank I 95
I/Explanation/Anscombe: since "I" cannot be aligned to any pronoun, we might ask: "Why align it at all?" (Bishop Butler): "Every thing is what it is and not another thing!"
AnscombeVs: then nothing is said with "Every word is what it is."

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994


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