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Scientific explanation and understanding

Scientific explanation and understanding

essays on reasoning and rationality in science

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Nicholas Rescher.
    SeriesCPS publications in philosophy of science
    ContributionsRescher, Nicholas., University of Pittsburgh. Center for Philosophy of Science.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175.3 .S325 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 147 p. ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3172576M
    ISBN 100819134651, 081913466X
    LC Control Number83014815

    The truth is the human condition is the agonising, underlying, core, real question in all of human life, of are humans good or are we possibly the terrible mistake that all the evidence seems to unequivocally indicate we might be? While it’s undeniable that humans are capable of great love, we also have an unspeakable history of brutality, rape, torture, murder and :// Based on current scientific understanding and research, of all the given responses the best explanation of how the mechanism of speciation occurs is

      Understanding how to let one inform the other is a part of mature thinking. One need not choose between the two, one could bring the best of both worlds or let one warn the other. Another aspect of this is the heart vs. brain idea as a concept with connotations. The Mind (scientific explanation) – A false dichotomy by the mind.”   Scientific knowledge and understanding accumulate from the interplay of observation and explanation. Scientists gather information by observing the natural world and conducting experiments. They then propose how the systems being studied behave in general, basing their explanations on the data provided through their experi- ments and other

    Scientific notation is a special way of writing numbers so they are easier to work with. This lesson will define scientific notations and show some examples   Scientific predictions have exactly the same structure; the only difference between the explanation and the prediction of an event is whether or not it has already occurred. On this deductive-nomological model for scientific explanation, the conclusion of the argument must be true (that is, the event must occur) if all of the premises are


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