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Single Idea 17064

[catalogued under 14. Science / D. Explanation / 2. Types of Explanation / c. Explanations by coherence]

Full Idea

1: Coherence and incoherence are symmetrical between pairs of propositions.

Gist of Idea

1: Coherence is a symmetrical relation between two propositions


report of Paul Thagard (Explanatory Coherence [1989], 1) by J.J.C. Smart - Explanation - Opening Address p.04

Book Reference

'Explanation and Its Limits', ed/tr. Knowles,Dudley [CUP 1990], p.4