explanandum

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Noun1.explanandum - (logic) a statement of something (a fact or thing or expression) to be explained
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
explanation, account - a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.; "the explanation was very simple"; "I expected a brief account"
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My distinction is meant to preserve the insight in Notomi and Gill by arguing that the relation between the initial definitions and the final one is not simply contingency versus essential, but, more importantly, explananda and explanans.
However, as previously stressed in the second section, there is no logical reason to prevent the latter from being the objects of other enquires (namely as explananda), either within or without the field of economics.
Theory development process and the fundamental explananda of strategy
Este aspecto relacional del contenido subpersonal daria cuenta del caracter relacional que tienen las conductas especificadas en los explananda. Asi, mediante este argumento se sostendria que los contenidos subpersonales estarian individuados de manera externalista.
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If so, Aristotelian demonstrations seem to be restricted to very specific kinds of phenomena, while certain explananda we would like to admit as truly scientific--some of which considered by Aristotle himself in APo II 17--would be out of the scope of science.
Whilst this might be an important explananda, the reader learns little about how exactly the middle-size status of Poland translates into the capabilities of public diplomacy, including the capabilities to innovate, which, arguably, constitute the grounds for 'new public diplomacy'.
But the biggest contribution of this volume may emerge only a few decades from now, when it will be cited as a landmark display of the state of the art in the mid-2010s, an era in which African economic history was still in search of its explananda.
(9) Rival explanations need not agree in their explananda. For example, different explanations of political authority may disagree over the scope of the political authority they ascribe to the state.
A research question must have not only an explanandum (the thing to be explained), but also one or more potential explananda (the things that do the explaining).
Propone avanzar hacia una explicacion generativa para las ciencias sociales en donde la explananda macroscopica emerge en poblaciones de individuos, software interactuando localmente bajo reglas de comportamiento verosimiles (Epstein, 2008).
But before I turn to the study of international law, I must sketch in more of the theoretical background necessary for grasping the potential of treating practices as both explananda and explanans--as things to be explained and as things that do the explaining.