Why metaphysicians do not explain

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Why metaphysicians do not explain. / Brinck, Ingar; Hermerén, Göran; Persson, Johannes; Sahlin, Nils-Eric.

Philosophical papers dedicated to Kevin Mulligan. ed. / Anne Reboul. Université de Genève, Faculté des Lettres, 2011.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Harvard

Brinck, I, Hermerén, G, Persson, J & Sahlin, N-E 2011, Why metaphysicians do not explain. in A Reboul (ed.), Philosophical papers dedicated to Kevin Mulligan. Université de Genève, Faculté des Lettres. <http://www.philosophie.ch/kevin/festschrift/>

APA

Brinck, I., Hermerén, G., Persson, J., & Sahlin, N-E. (2011). Why metaphysicians do not explain. In A. Reboul (Ed.), Philosophical papers dedicated to Kevin Mulligan Université de Genève, Faculté des Lettres. http://www.philosophie.ch/kevin/festschrift/

CBE

Brinck I, Hermerén G, Persson J, Sahlin N-E. 2011. Why metaphysicians do not explain. Reboul A, editor. In Philosophical papers dedicated to Kevin Mulligan. Université de Genève, Faculté des Lettres.

MLA

Brinck, Ingar et al. "Why metaphysicians do not explain". Reboul, Anne (ed.). Philosophical papers dedicated to Kevin Mulligan. Université de Genève, Faculté des Lettres. 2011.

Vancouver

Brinck I, Hermerén G, Persson J, Sahlin N-E. Why metaphysicians do not explain. In Reboul A, editor, Philosophical papers dedicated to Kevin Mulligan. Université de Genève, Faculté des Lettres. 2011

Author

Brinck, Ingar ; Hermerén, Göran ; Persson, Johannes ; Sahlin, Nils-Eric. / Why metaphysicians do not explain. Philosophical papers dedicated to Kevin Mulligan. editor / Anne Reboul. Université de Genève, Faculté des Lettres, 2011.

RIS

TY - CHAP

T1 - Why metaphysicians do not explain

AU - Brinck, Ingar

AU - Hermerén, Göran

AU - Persson, Johannes

AU - Sahlin, Nils-Eric

PY - 2011

Y1 - 2011

N2 - 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.

AB - 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.

KW - metaphysics

KW - explanation

KW - Mulligan

M3 - Book chapter

BT - Philosophical papers dedicated to Kevin Mulligan

A2 - Reboul, Anne

PB - Université de Genève, Faculté des Lettres

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