Forms Of Explanation / Edition 1

Forms Of Explanation / Edition 1

by Alan Garfinkel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300049021

ISBN-13: 9780300049022

Pub. Date: 07/25/1990

Publisher: Yale University Press

"What makes one explanation better than another? How can we tell when an explanation has really answered our question? In a lively and readable discussion, Garfinkel argues that the key to understanding an explanation is to discover what question is really being answered. He then suggests criteria for a good explanation and goes on to examine some classic explanations…  See more details below

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"What makes one explanation better than another? How can we tell when an explanation has really answered our question? In a lively and readable discussion, Garfinkel argues that the key to understanding an explanation is to discover what question is really being answered. He then suggests criteria for a good explanation and goes on to examine some classic explanations in social and natural science."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300049022
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/25/1990
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.46(d)

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