Unificationism, Explanatory Internalism, and Autonomy

Citation data:

The Philosophy of Philip Kitcher

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/12630
Author(s):
Woodward, James
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press
article description
This article explores some issues associated with Philip Kitcher's unificationist theory of explanation, including the contrast between epistemic and ontic approaches to explanation, and the implications of Kitcher’s theory for the autonomy of the special sciences