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

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Författare :Henrik Hållsten; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :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

  2. 2. In Virtue Of : Determination, Dependence, and Metaphysically Opaque Grounding

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Department of Philosophy

    Författare :Henrik Rydéhn; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; grounding; metaphysical grounding; dependence; ontological dependence; determination; explanation; metaphysical explanation; essence; modality; fundamentality; metaphysical laws; reduction; supervenience; metaphysical structure; Theoretical Philosophy; Teoretisk filosofi;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates grounding, the relation of non-causal determination whereby one fact obtains in virtue of some other fact or facts. Although considerations of grounding have been central throughout Western philosophy, the last 15-20 years have seen a renaissance of systematic work on grounding in analytic philosophy. LÄS MER

  3. 3. A Unificationist Theory of Scientific Explanation

    Detta är en avhandling från Department of Philosophy, Lund University

    Författare :Rebecca Schweder; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2004]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; theory reduction; explanatory argument; covering law model; unificationism; scientific explanation; understanding; Philosophical logic; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Sammanfattning : What is the relation between scientific explanation and understanding? The thesis investigates a notion of understanding that is believed to be central to scientific explanation. The role of understanding in explanation is double: it is both an essential component, as well as a criterion, by which we select bona fide explanations from non-explanations. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Responsibility and health: explanation-based perspectives

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Författare :Karl Persson de Fine Licht; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; responsibility; health; explanations; the explanation hypothesis; explanatory perspectives; priority-setting; health care; bariatric surgery;

    Sammanfattning : There is a growing trend of holding people responsible for their lifestyle-based diseases. For example, policymakers as well as researchers have argued that medical conditions caused by smoking, overweight, or extreme sports should be given lower priority in publicly funded healthcare. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Pojkars musik, reproduktionens tystnad en explanatorisk studie av pojkars reproducerande förhållningssätt till populärmusik och populärmusicerande

    Detta är en avhandling från Örebro : Örebro university

    Författare :Victor Kvarnhall; Örebro universitet.; Mälardalens högskola.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Musikvetenskap; Musicology; popular music; male dominance; gender segregation; reproduction; boys; explanation; critical realism;

    Sammanfattning : Popular music life is permeated by both male dominance and gender segregation – the latter most notably concerns musical instrument choice. The pervasiveness of these phenomena is suggested by both music research on gender and statistics. In this study, the overarching ambition is to explain boys' reproductive approaches to popular music/making. LÄS MER