Examples of Descriptions and Evaluations of Explanatory Practices

  • Erik Weber
  • Jeroen Van Bouwel
  • Leen De Vreese
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The examples we gave in Chap. 3 are brief and not always realistic. In this chapter we present elaborate and realistic examples of how the toolbox of Chap. 3 can be used for analysing explanatory practices.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Logic and Philosophy of ScienceGhent University (UGent)GhentBelgium

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