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Project: Causal understanding and causal explanation. An inquiry into the theoretical function of scientific knowledge.

project duration
01-OCT-93 – 31-DEC-99
abstract
The aim of the research project is to answer two questions, viz. 1) what does causal understanding consist in, and 2) what must we do with scientific knowledge (laws, theories, etc.) to make it contribute to a better causal understanding of the phenomena we observe?