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Noun1.explanans - (logic) statements that explain the explicandum; the explanatory premises
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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Second, if the subject of sound was air, the motion of air would have to be the full explanans of its quality, say loudness.
Given how prior scholarship has mostly focused on the economic drivers of network-building and persistence, this chapter is a critical step in advancing analyses of production engaging non-economic causal elements; although the ability of the authors to integrate reality with their explanans is also at the expense of theoretical parsimony.
The explanans I focus on here is the interplay of political drivers (China's official policies and guidelines) with economic interests (return on investments) and social factors (commitment, social responsibility, corporate and national reputation).
Productividad multifactorial de los subsectores de la industria manufacturera mexicana", Explanans 2, 2, 2013, pp.
Questions about culture, natural forces, and human capital are weaker explanans, it appears.
En esta linea, el objetivo principal de las explicaciones basadas en la nocion de mecanismos sociales es ir mas alla de la mera correlacion de variables y "cerrar" la brecha entre explanans y explanandum; vale decir, entre aquello que se quiere explicar y los factores que explican el fenomeno.
When political authority and legitimacy become the explanandum, Kahn suggest, then the explanans can only be what human beings have believed, done and made--the self-transforming history of human values, works and practices.
donde quedaria aquel principio simetrico de que el funcionamiento no deberia ser el explanans, sino el explanandum?
While an explanation is generally an argument, of which the conjunction of the premises forms the explanans and the conclusion forms the explanandum, an explanation is not an argument for its conclusion.
Fuera de la consideracion de las practicas como habitos individuales, no existe, a juicio de Turner, una explicacion de aquellas que satisfaga los requisitos naturalistas de accesibilidad cientifica a los elementos del explanans.
While they may be a major explanans for economic development, the shift toward adopting capitalist institutions remains largely unexplained.