Matti Sintonen

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The purpose of the study was to examine how the Interrogative Model of Inquiry (IModel), developed by Jaakko Hintikka and Matti Sintonen for the purposes of epistemology and philosophy of science, could be applied to analyze elementary school students’ process of inquiry in computer-supported learning. We review the basic assumptions of I-Model, report(More)
The interrogative construal of explanations is one of the earliest analytical devices in the philosophy of science. The general idea is still with us, in part because Hempel and Oppenheim endorsed it in their classic formal account. But although their work starts with the claim that explaining phenomena amounts to answering why-questions, the interrogative(More)
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