Modes of Explanation

Affordances for Action and Prediction

Editors: Lissack, M., Graber, A. (Eds.)

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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 the paradox of 'explanation' can converge.

About the authors

Peter Achinstein, Johns Hopkins University, USA Timothy Allen, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Jan Faye, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Alicia Juarrero, Prince George's Community College, USA Kevin Kelly, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Zachary Kopplin, Rice University, USA Lee McIntyre, Boston University, USA Sandra Mitchell, University of Pittsburgh, USA Rukmini Bhaya Nair, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India Nancy Nersessian, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA Stanley Salthe, City University of New York, USA Beckett Sterner, University of Michigan, USA Paul Thagard, University of Waterloo, Canada Steven Wallis, Capella University, USA Jonathan Waskan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA William Wimsatt, University of Chicago, USA Konstantin Genin, Carnegie Mellon University, USA Ian Harmon, Rice University, USA Andrew Higgins, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Gregori Kanatzidis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Nathan Miller, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Samantha Paulsen, Rice University, USA Joseph Spino, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Edmond Ramly, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Modes of Explanation
Book Subtitle
Affordances for Action and Prediction
Editors
  • M. Lissack
  • A. Graber
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Michael Lissack and Abraham Graber
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-40386-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137403865
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-40645-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48798-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 302
Number of Illustrations and Tables
30 b/w illustrations
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