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Verstehen (causal/interpretative understanding), Erklären (law-governed description/prediction), and Empirical Legal Studies

Stern, Julio Michael (2018) Verstehen (causal/interpretative understanding), Erklären (law-governed description/prediction), and Empirical Legal Studies. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Discusses the role of Verstehen, i.e. causal or interpretative understanding, versus Erklären, i.e. law-governed description or prediction, in science in general and empirical legal studies in particular.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Stern, Julio Michael0000-0003-2720-3871
Additional Information: Compiled from author's LaTeX preprint file.
Keywords: Verstehen, Erklären, explanation, causation, scientific laws
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Confirmation/Induction
General Issues > Explanation
General Issues > Laws of Nature
General Issues > Philosophers of Science
General Issues > Values In Science
Depositing User: Prof. Julio Michael Stern
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2023 14:07
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2023 14:07
Item ID: 21918
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics
Official URL: http://doi.org/10.1628/093245617X15120238641866
DOI or Unique Handle: https://doi.org/10.1628/093245617X15120238641866
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Confirmation/Induction
General Issues > Explanation
General Issues > Laws of Nature
General Issues > Philosophers of Science
General Issues > Values In Science
Date: 2018
Page Range: pp. 105-114
Volume: 174
Number: 1
ISSN: 0932-4569
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/21918

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