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Studies in History and Philosophy of Biol & Biomed Sci, ISSN 1369-8486, 2005, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp. 421 - 441
Explanations in the life sciences frequently involve presenting a model of the mechanism taken to be responsible for a given phenomenon. Such explanations... 
Discovery | Simulation | Generalization | Diagrams | Mechanistic explanation | Science | Models, Biological | Knowledge | Humans | Philosophy
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Synthese, ISSN 0039-7857, 1/2018, 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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2005, CONTINUUM STUDIES IN BRITISH PHILOSOPHY., ISBN 0826478271
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Synthese, ISSN 0039-7857, 11/2019, Volume 196, Issue 11, pp. 4527 - 4553
The sensorimotor theory of vision and visual consciousness is often described as a radical alternative to the computational and connectionist orthodoxy in the... 
Philosophy of Science | Sensorimotor theory | Philosophy of Language | Epistemology | Laws | Explanation | Metaphysics | Logic | Mechanistic explanation | Dynamical hypothesis | Philosophy | Visual perception
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1984, ISBN 2881241107, Volume 8., xxi, 309
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Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, ISSN 1568-7759, 4/2019, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp. 401 - 424
In this article we analyze the methodological commitments of a radical embodied cognition (REC) approach to social interaction and social cognition,... 
Phenomenology | Enactivism | Philosophy of Mind | Cognitive Psychology | Mechanistic explanation | Philosophy | Social cognition | PERCEPTION | MODELS | PHILOSOPHY | DYNAMICS | CAUSATION
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Studies in History and Philosophy of Biol & Biomed Sci, ISSN 1369-8486, 12/2013, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp. 477 - 492
The paper discusses how systems biology is working toward complex accounts that integrate explanation in terms of mechanisms and explanation by mathematical... 
Integration | Mechanisms | Mathematical models | Systems biology | Mechanistic explanation | Systems Biology - methods | Models, Biological | Philosophy
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Synthese, ISSN 0039-7857, 12/2016, Volume 193, Issue 12, pp. 3931 - 3949
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Synthese, ISSN 0039-7857, 8/2014, Volume 191, Issue 12, pp. 2695 - 2714
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Studies in History and Philosophy of Biol & Biomed Sci, ISSN 1369-8486, 06/2012, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp. 532 - 541
► I analyze the limitations of mechanistic explanations when dealing with development. ► I confront current proposals with an example: axes formation. ► The... 
Development | Primary embryonic induction | Mechanistic explanation | Mechanical Phenomena | Philosophy | Developmental Biology - methods | Embryonic development | Amphibians | Analysis
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ACS Catalysis, ISSN 2155-5435, 08/2014, Volume 4, Issue 8, pp. 2770 - 2775
Using gold­(I)-catalyzed hydroalkoxylation of alkynes as a model reaction with a well-known mechanism, a systematic experimental study was conducted to... 
gold catalysis | reaction mechanism | kinetics | counterion effect | hydroalkoxylation | CATALYZED ORGANIC-REACTIONS | COMPLEXES | HOMOGENEOUS GOLD CATALYSIS | CHEMISTRY, PHYSICAL | HYDROAMINATION | ALCOHOLS | CYCLIZATIONS | MECHANISTIC INSIGHTS | C-C | DIVERSITY | LIGAND
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The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, ISSN 1932-7447, 03/2011, Volume 115, Issue 10, pp. 4047 - 4053
The thermodynamics and kinetics of hydrogen spillover in the IRMOF-1 (MOF-5) structure were studied via density functional theory. Addition of six H atoms is... 
C: Surfaces, Interfaces, Catalysis | STORAGE | KINETICS | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | GAS-PHASE | CHEMISTRY, PHYSICAL | MECHANISTIC MODEL | NANOSCIENCE & NANOTECHNOLOGY
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Philosophy of Science, ISSN 0031-8248, 12/2018, Volume 85, Issue 5, pp. 793 - 805
The ontic conception of explanation, according to which explanations are full-bodied things in the world, is fundamentally misguided. I argue instead for what... 
MECHANISTIC EXPLANATION | HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE | Phenomenology | Genotype & phenotype | Data models | Scientists | Epistemology
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European Journal for Philosophy of Science, ISSN 1879-4912, 10/2015, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp. 349 - 375
In this paper I apply the mechanistic account of explanation to engineering science. I discuss two ways in which this extension offers further development of... 
Philosophy of Science | Explanatory power | Effect function | Behavior function | Engineering science | Mechanistic explanation | Philosophy | Mechanistic role function | DESIGN | REPRESENTATION | HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE | THINKING | MODELS | CAUSAL | FUNCTIONAL-ANALYSIS | Science | Engineering | Biological effects | Malfunctions | Materials research | Reverse engineering
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Synthese, ISSN 0039-7857, 5/2016, Volume 193, Issue 5, pp. 1387 - 1407
There have been recent disagreements in the philosophy of neuroscience regarding which sorts of scientific models provide mechanistic explanations, and which... 
Philosophy of Science | Epistemology | Computational models | Action potential | Metaphysics | Mechanistic explanation | Representation-as | Philosophy of Language | Representation-of | Logic | Topological models | Dynamical models | Philosophy | PERSPECTIVE | PHILOSOPHY | HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE | BRAIN | Neurosciences | Analysis | Models | Topology | Theory
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