Ideas of Carl Hempel, by Theme

[German, b.1905, Born at Oranienburg. Professor at Princeton University.]

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14. Science / D. Explanation / 2. Types of Explanation / e. Lawlike explanations
For Hempel, explanations are deductive-nomological or probabilistic-statistical [Bird]
The covering-law model is for scientific explanation; historical explanation is quite different
14. Science / D. Explanation / 2. Types of Explanation / g. Causal explanations
Hempel rejects causation as part of explanation [Salmon]