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Towards A New Non-Ontic Concept

Soyeong An

This dissertation is about what is called a conception of scientific explanation. A conception of scientific explanation concerns some ontological questions about scientific explanation. Two related but distinct questions have been investigated: (1 What type of entity is an explanans? (2 In virtue of what, is a thing of that type explanatory?

There are two competing conceptions of scientific explanation. One is the ontic. conception and the other is the non-ontic conception. A conception is ontic if it says that (a a type of thing that explains is primarily a thing in the world that is responsible for a target of explanation (ontic explanation and (ba type of entiry explains if and only if it is either ontic explanation or accurately represents the relevant ontic explanation (ontre determmation. A conception is non-oane if it denies either (a or (b or both in one way or the other

Book Details

  • Publisher: Qadir
  • Publish Date: Feb 10th, 2024
  • Pages: 120
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.25in - 0.38lb
  • EAN: 9798869193827
  • Categories: Dentistry - OrthodonticsScientific Instruments