Grounding Pluralism: Why and How

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Grounding pluralism is the view that there are multiple kinds of grounding. In this essay, I motivate and defend an explanation-theoretic view of grounding pluralism. Specifically, I argue that there are two kinds of grounding: why-grounding—which tells us why things are the case—and how-grounding—which tells us how things are the case.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Richardson, K

Published Date

  • December 1, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 85 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1399 - 1415

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1572-8420

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0165-0106

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s10670-018-0083-8

Citation Source

  • Scopus