Cloth $75.00 ISBN: 9780226075396 Published January 1993
Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9780226075402 Published January 1993

On What We Know We Don't Know

Explanation, Theory, Linguistics, and How Questions Shape Them

Sylvain Bromberger

On What We Know We Don't Know
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Sylvain Bromberger

240 pages | 232 | 6 x 9 | © 1992
Cloth $75.00 ISBN: 9780226075396 Published January 1993
Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9780226075402 Published January 1993
In this collection of essays, Bromberger explores the centrality of questions and predicaments they create in scientific research. He discusses the nature of explanation, theory, and the foundations of linguistics.
Contents
Introduction
1: An Approach to Explanation
2: A Theory about the Theory of Theory and about the Theory of Theories
3: Why-Questions
4: Questions
5: Science and the Forms of Ignorance
6: Rational Ignorance
7: What We Don't Know When We Don't Know Why
8: Types and Tokens in Linguistics
9: The Ontology of Phonology
Sylvain Bromberger, Morris Halle.
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