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Ideas of Carl Hempel, by Text

[German, 1905 - 1997, Born at Oranienburg. Professor at Princeton University.]

1965 Aspects of Scientific Explanation
p.40 Explanatory facts also predict, and predictive facts also explain [Okasha]
p.67 For Hempel, explanations are deductive-nomological or probabilistic-statistical [Bird]
p. 412-3 p.15 The covering-law model is for scientific explanation; historical explanation is quite different
p.352 p.24 Hempel rejects causation as part of explanation [Salmon]
1967 Philosophy of Natural Science
p.83 p.99 Scientific explanation aims at a unifying account of underlying structures and processes