explanatorily
adverb see explanatory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • explanatorily — explanatory ► ADJECTIVE ▪ serving to explain something. DERIVATIVES explanatorily adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • explanatorily — See explanatory. * * * …   Universalium

  • explanatorily — adverb With regard to explanatory power …   Wiktionary

  • explanatorily — ex·plan·a·to·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • explanatorily — ik|splanə|tōrə̇lē, ek| , ˌekˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷, tȯr , li adverb : in an explanatory manner : by way of explanation * * * explanˈatorily /iks planˈə tər i li/ adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑explain …   Useful english dictionary

  • explanatory — explanatorily, explanatively, adv. /ik splan euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. serving to explain: an explanatory footnote. Also, explanative. [1610 20; < LL explanatorius. See EXPLAIN, TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • epistemology — epistemological /i pis teuh meuh loj i keuhl/, adj. epistemologically, adv. epistemologist, n. /i pis teuh mol euh jee/, n. a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge. [1855 60; < Gk… …   Universalium

  • explanatory — adjective Date: 1618 serving to explain < explanatory notes > • explanatorily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Representative realism — Representative Theory of Perception, also known as Indirect realism, epistemological dualism, and The veil of perception, is a philosophical concept. It states that we do not (and cannot) perceive the external world directly; instead we know only …   Wikipedia

  • Problem of mental causation — The problem of mental causation is a conceptual issue in the philosophy of mind. That problem, in short, is how to account for the common sense idea that intentional thoughts or intentional mental states are causes of intentional actions. The… …   Wikipedia

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