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What is a Mechanism? Thinking about Mechanisms across the Sciences

Illari, Phyllis, Williamson, Jon (2012) What is a Mechanism? Thinking about Mechanisms across the Sciences. European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 2 (1). pp. 119-135. ISSN 1879-4912. (doi:10.1007/s13194-011-0038-2) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:29935)

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Abstract

After a decade of intense debate about mechanisms, there is still no consensus

mechanisms across the sciences. We examine and defend our disagreements with the

that the major contenders can all sign up to our characterization.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/s13194-011-0038-2
Uncontrolled keywords: Mechanism; Explanation; MDC; Glennan; Bechtel; Astrophysical mechanism
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Philosophy
Depositing User: Jon Williamson
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2012 09:11 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:35 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/29935 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Williamson, Jon: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0514-4209
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