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Explanations: Why the World is the Way it is

Edited By: John Cornwell

238 pages, 1 line drawing

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Apr 2004 | #143072 | ISBN: 0198607784
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This book explores the way explanations work, why they vary between disciplines, periods, and cultures, and whether they have any necessary boundaries. It aims to achieve a better understanding of explanation, both within the sciences and the humanities.


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