Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Covering laws: general statements of law which, together with empirical conditions within the so-called deductive-nomological model (according to Hempel and Oppenheim) form the premises from which causal explanations can be obtained. See also explanation, causal explanation.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Cartwright, Nancy Covering Laws   Cartwright, Nancy
Lewis, David Covering Laws   Lewis, David


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29