Essays on Explanation and Understanding: Studies in the Foundations of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Juha Manninen, R. Tuomela
Springer Science & Business Media, 1976 - Gardening - 440 pages
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Contents

Causal and Historical Explanation
3
Tertium Datur
27
Is Transcendental Hermeneutics Possible?
59
The Intentions of Intentionality
79
Comments on Professor Hintikkas Paper
111
Reply to Jn Findlay
117
CAUSALITY AND INTERVENTION
121
Causality and Action
123
HUMAN ACTION AND ITS EXPLANATION
207
Human Abilities and Dynamic Modalities
209
On Deciding
233
Intention and Practical Inference
249
The Causal Theory of Action
271
Explanation and Understanding in History
305
Inductive Explanation Propensity and Action
335
REPLIES TO COMMENTATORS SECOND THOUGHTS ON EXPLANATION AND UNDERSTANDING
369

Causality and History
137
An Analysis of Causality
159
Explanation And Understanding of Human Behavior
183
Replies
371
Determinism and the Study of Man
415
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About the author (1976)

Raimo Tuomela is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Helsinki. His publications include The Importance of Us: A Philosophical Study of Basic Social Notions (1995), and Cooperation: A Philosophical Study (2000).

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