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  1. 1. Explanation and deduction : a defence of deductive chauvinism

    Författare :Henrik Hållsten; Matti Sintonen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Deductive explanation; Statistical explanation; Chances; Propensities; Probabilities; Sine qua non; Probabilistic causality; Indeterminism; Ideal explanatory text; Explanatory information; Explanatory sketches; Dynamic systems; Chaotic systems; Approximate solutions; Argument generating procedure. Central figures: Hempel; Coffa; Salmon; Railton; Humphreys; Kitcher; Poincaré; Suppes; Lorenz; Hénon.; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : In this essay I defend the notion of deductive explanation mainly against two types of putative counterexamples: those found in genuinely indeterministic systems and those found in complex dynamic systems. Using Railton's notions of explanatory information and ideal explanatory text, deductivism is defended in an indeterministic setting. LÄS MER