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Essays on Explanation and Understanding

Studies in the Foundations of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Juha Manninen
  • Raimo Tuomela

Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 72)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VII
  2. Approaches to Teleology, Intentionality, and Historical Understanding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Manfred Riedel
      Pages 3-25
    3. Rüdiger Bubner
      Pages 59-77
    4. Jaakko Hintikka
      Pages 79-109
    5. J. N. Findlay
      Pages 111-116
    6. Jaakko Hintikka
      Pages 117-119
  3. Causality and Intervention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Peter Winch
      Pages 123-135
    3. Alasdair Macintyre
      Pages 137-158
    4. Aleksandar Kron
      Pages 159-182
  4. Human Action and Its Explanation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Anthony Kenny
      Pages 209-232
    3. Lars Hertzberg
      Pages 233-247
    4. Jaegwon Kim
      Pages 249-269
    5. Frederick Stoutland
      Pages 271-304
    6. Rex Martin
      Pages 305-334
    7. Ilkka Niiniluoto
      Pages 335-368
  5. Replies to Commentators. Second Thoughts on Explanation and Understanding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 369-369
    2. Georg Henrik von Wright
      Pages 371-413
    3. Georg Henrik von Wright
      Pages 415-435
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 437-445

About this book

Keywords

causality determinism foundation hermeneutics history history of literature intention teleology

Editors and affiliations

  • Juha Manninen
    • 1
  • Raimo Tuomela
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of HelsinkiFinland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-1823-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1976
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-1825-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-1823-4
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