Review Of Unification And Explanation

Review Of Unification And Explanation

Categorie: Filozofie
Data adăugării: 23.09.2011
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Review of unification and explanation

1 hh no unification is explanation, cause explanation involves acquiring new beliefs, whereas unification consists in the systematization of old beliefs.

2 hh explanation is derivation of the explanandum from a background theory and the auxiliary or contextual information.

3 hh distinguishes between

i the construction of theories and the application of theries it seems that, they consider that the construction of theories is a less explanatory activity.

ii specified and unspecified


my considerations

i consider that, philosophy of science should be live at the intersection between intelligibility, rationality, economy, validity and science. philosophers should treat about the most intelligible scientific notions, to promove a harmony between all special sciences, and increase the compatibility between philosophy and science.

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