Non-causal Explanations in Linguistics - Lukas Zamecnik (Palacký University Olomouc)

  • Date: 05 JUNE 2024  from 14:00 to 16:00

  • Event location: Aula Mondolfo - Via Zamboni 38, Bologna - In presence and online event

  • Type: K&C Seminar Series

Abstract: In philosophy of science, the topic of non-causal explanations in the natural and formal sciences has received attention in recent years (e.g., Reutlinger and Saattsi 2018, Lange 2016). This talk will focus on the nature of non-causal explanations that occur in linguistics, especially in quantitative linguistics. The talk will be based on the book Investigations of Explanatory Strategies in Linguistics.