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Nancy Cartwright on Scientific Laws and Scientific Explanation

(Original title: Nancy Cartwrightová o vedeckých zákonoch a vedeckom vysvetlení)
Filozofia, 54 (1999), 10, 717-730.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

The paper focuses on N. Cartwright's views from her so called "capacities period" contrasted to the views of L. Nowak concerning scientific laws and scientific explanation. The author points out, that due to the lacking recognition of the inaccuracy of Nowak's argument even Cartwright's own views are to some extent inconsistent.

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