Title

“Deductive-Nomological vs. Causal-Mechanistic Explanation: Relative Strengths and Weaknesses in Anthropological Explanation”

Document Type

Edited Volume

Publication Date

2008

Publication Source

Against the Grain: The Vayda Tradition in Human Ecology and Ecological Anthropology

Publisher

Altamira Press, 2008.

ISBN/ISSN

978-0-7591-1172-1

Peer Reviewed

yes

Abstract

An examination of the comparative strengths and weaknesses of Carl Hempel's deductive-nomological approach and Wesley Salmon's causal mechanical approache to explanation within the context of anthropological research. Co-authored with Lawrence Kuznar.

Disciplines

Philosophy

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