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Definitions

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  • n. A philosophical system where beliefs are justified by their usefulness in explaining.

Etymologies

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explanation +‎ -ism

Examples

  • One strategy, let's call it local explanationism, (perhaps reflected in McMullin 1980, 1987;

    Scientific Realism

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