Explaining Explanation

by: David-Hillel Ruben

Explaining Explanation
Author: David-Hillel Ruben

Publisher: Paradigm

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Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 26 June 2012 (REV)

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ISBN: 1612050689 ISBN 13: 9781612050683

Explaining Explanation by David-Hillel Ruben

Fully updated and expanded edition of the influential book on the philosophy of explanation, including ideas from Plato, Aristotle and JS Mill. Top page

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This second edition of David-Hillel Ruben's influential and highly acclaimed book on the philosophy of explanation has been revised and expanded, and the author has made substantial changes in light of the extensive reviews the first edition received. Ruben's views on the place of laws in explanation has been refined and clarified. What is perhaps the central thesis of the book, his realist view of explanation, describing the way in which explanation depends on metaphysics, has been updated and extended and engages with some of the work in this area published since the book's first edition. Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: Paradigm

Edition details 2nd Revised edition

City: E. Boulder

Edition: REV

Pages: 240

More info: height 216 mm width 140 mm

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Age recommended: Professional and scholarly

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC23) 121.4 Library of Congress Subject: Explanation

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