Philosophy of Science 88 (2):234-257 (2021)

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Julia Bursten
University of Kentucky
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Early philosophical accounts of explanation mistook the function of boundary conditions for that of contingent facts. I diagnose where this misunderstanding arose and establish that it persists. I...
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