Scientific Explanation

Some articles on scientific explanation, explanation:

Santelmo - Scientific Explanation
... There may, however, be special forms of plasma for which the above arguments do not fully apply ... In particular, a plasma may be composed of negative and positive ions, rather than electrons and positive ions ...
Models Of Scientific Inquiry - Accounts of Scientific Inquiry - Logical Empiricism
... Wesley Salmon (1990) began his historical survey of scientific explanation with what he called the received view, as it was received from Hempel and Oppenheim in the years ... classification, a deductive-nomological (D-N) explanation of an occurrence is a valid deduction whose conclusion states that the outcome to be explained did in fact occur ... The deductive argument is called an explanation, its premisses are called the explanans (L explaining) and the conclusion is called the explanandum (L to be explained) ...

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