Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 October 2016

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198785842

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Reasons Why

Bradford Skow

  • Presents and defends a new causal theory of explanation
  • New, clear theoretical framework for evaluating theories of explanation
  • Examines teleological explanation and reasons for action, two topics usually ignored by work on "scientific" explanation
  • Contains an overview of the history of its topic, informed by its theoretical perspective