Why metaphysicians do not explain

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title = "Why metaphysicians do not explain",
abstract = "The paper discusses the concept of explanation in metaphysics. Different types of explanation are identified and explored. Scientific explanation is compared with (alleged) metaphysical explanation. The comparison illustrates the difficulties with applying the concept of explanation in metaphysics.",
keywords = "metaphysics, explanation, Mulligan",
author = "Ingar Brinck and G{\"o}ran Hermer{\'e}n and Johannes Persson and Nils-Eric Sahlin",
year = "2011",
language = "English",
editor = "Anne Reboul",
booktitle = "Philosophical papers dedicated to Kevin Mulligan",
publisher = "Universit{\'e} de Gen{\`e}ve, Facult{\'e} des Lettres",