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
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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