Keyword: Explanation

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 18/12/2019
Niiniluoto, Ilkka: "Peirce on Statistical Explanation"

Carl G. Hempel’s classical papers in 1942 and 1948 formulated in precise terms the deductive-nomological (D-N) model of scientific explanation. After brief hints in these articles, Hempel started...

Article in Journal | Posted 21/12/2015
Boersma, David (2003). Peirce on Explanation
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Otte, Michael F. (2006). Proof and Explanation from a Semiotical Point of View
A distinction between proofs that prove and proofs that explain has over and again played an important role within recent discussions in epistemology and mathematics education. The distinction goes...