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Hempel was a..

logical positivist

2

Covering Law model

explanation by subsuming one instance under a more general proposition

3

What sort of laws do biology and social sciences use?

Probabilistic Laws

4

What are the 3 conditions of explanation under Probabilistic laws?

1. Are the inferences strictly deductive?
2. Are the laws true?
Are the laws necessary for derivation?