• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Causal Explanation, in Philosophy of Science

The truism that scientific inquiry aims not merely to describe phenomena but to explain them gives rise to one of the central questions of philosophy of science: What makes some claims about some phenomenon count as a scientific explanation of that phenomenon? Since at ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles