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2003, Oxford Studies in the Philosophy of Science, ISBN 9780195155273, 410
Woodward's long awaited book is an attempt to construct a comprehensive account of causation explanation that applies to a wide variety of causal and... 
Philosophy | Causation | philosophy of science | Intervention | Law of nature | Invariance | Explanation | Manipulation | Science
Book
2012, ISBN 0199744076, xv, 256
Although the study of reasons plays an important role in both epistemology and moral philosophy, little attention has been devoted to the question of how,... 
Justification (Theory of knowledge) | Rationalism | Reasoning | Explanation | Reason | philosophy of mathematics and logic | Defaults | Exclusionary reasons | Floating conclusions | Oughts | Particularism | Reasons | Defeat | Undercutting defeat | Default logic | Deontic logic | Moral conflicts
Book
Philosophical studies, ISSN 1573-0883, 2016, Volume 174, Issue 12, pp. 2927 - 2952
In recent years, metaphysics has undergone what some describe as a revolution: it has become standard to understand a vast array of questions as questions... 
Causal explanation | Grounding | Epistemology | Philosophy, general | Metaphysics | Ethics | Metaphysical explanation | Philosophy of Language | Scientific explanation | Unification | Philosophy of Mind | Constitutive explanation | Philosophy | Constitution | PRIORITY | INTRINSICALITY | MODEL | MATHEMATICAL EXPLANATION | PHILOSOPHY | CAUSATION
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2003, ISBN 9780195159875, xv, 244
This comprehensive study offers a balanced assessment of libertarian accounts of free will. Bringing to bear recent work on action, causation, and causal... 
Free will and determinism | Agent-Causation | Indeterminism | Free Will | Action | Control | Determinism | Reason-Explanation | Explanation | Causation | Libertarianism | Moral Responsibility | Incompatibilism
Book
ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), ISSN 0360-0300, 01/2019, Volume 51, Issue 5, pp. 1 - 42
In recent years, many accurate decision support systems have been constructed as black boxes, that is as systems that hide their internal logic to the user.... 
explanations | interpretability | Open the black box | transparent models | Transparent Models | Explanations | Interpretability | Open The Black Box | EXPLANATION | DEEP NEURAL-NETWORKS | RULE EXTRACTION | AUTOMATED DECISION-MAKING | COMPUTER SCIENCE, THEORY & METHODS | PREDICTION | CLASSIFIERS | Support systems | Control systems | Accuracy | Mathematical models | Black boxes | Classification
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2016, Updated and expanded second edition., ISBN 1612050670
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Cognitive science, ISSN 1551-6709, 2010, Volume 34, Issue 5, pp. 776 - 806
Research in education and cognitive development suggests that explaining plays a key role in learning and generalization: When learners provide... 
Learning | Category learning | Explanation | Self‐explanation | Transfer | Generalization | Anomalies | Self-explanation | ACQUISITION | CLASSIFICATION | MODEL | SELF-EXPLANATIONS | IDENTIFICATION | PSYCHOLOGY, EXPERIMENTAL | STUDENTS | FRAMEWORK | CATEGORIZATION | EXEMPLARS | RULES
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Synthese (Dordrecht), ISSN 1573-0964, 2015, Volume 195, Issue 1, pp. 99 - 114
This paper investigates the relationship between structural explanation (SE) and the New Mechanistic account of explanation. The aim of this paper is twofold:... 
Philosophy of Science | Philosophy of Language | Epistemology | Epistemic conception of explanation | Metaphysics | Logic | Mechanistic explanation | Philosophy | Structural explanation | SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATION | PHILOSOPHY | HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE | MODEL | Structuralism | Philosophy of science | Physics
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Pacific philosophical quarterly, ISSN 0279-0750, 2013, Volume 94, Issue 4, pp. 465 - 485
Recent interest in the nature of grounding is due in part to the idea that purely modal notions are too coarse‐grained to capture what we have in mind when we... 
EXPLANATION | PHILOSOPHY | CONCEPTUAL ANALYSIS
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2007, ISBN 9780199299508, ix, 224
Long claimed to be the dominant conception of practical reason, the Humean theory that reasons for action are instrumental, or explained by desires, is the... 
Ethics | Agent (Philosophy) | Act (Philosophy) | Emotions (Philosophy) | Hume, David, 1711-1776 | Philosophy | Agent-neutrality | Reduction | Morality | Practical reason | Objectivity | Explanation | Humean theory of reasons | Reasons
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2004, Studies in the history of philosophy, ISBN 0773464069, Volume 74., iii, 490
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2007, Routledge innovations in political theory, ISBN 9780203934753, Volume 26, xiii, 264
This book proposes a novel approach to practising social and political analysis based on the role of logics. The authors articulate a distinctive perspective... 
Research | Methodology | Social sciences | Sociology | Explanation | Philosophy | International Relations | Political Sociology | Political Theory | Political Philosophy | Political Research Methods | Sociology of Knowledge | Social Theory | Critical thinking
Book
MIS Quarterly: Management Information Systems, ISSN 0276-7783, 09/2012, Volume 36, Issue 3, pp. 787 - 810
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2006, 1. Aufl., Diskurs Philosophie, ISBN 9783898962605, Volume Bd. 5
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2014, 1st edition., ISBN 9781137406453, xvi, 302
Modes of Explanation is the first book in decades to attempt to bring these conflicting approaches together and to offer a compelling narrative to explore how... 
Explanation | Management science
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2011, ISBN 9780199773312, xiii, 396
Conventional understanding of what it means to "explain" something in the social sciences provokes unnecessary confusion and conflict, and indeed is often... 
Social sciences | Sociology | Philosophy | Social action | Social change
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