Mechanisms and Explanation. Phyllis McKay and Jon Williamson University of Kent. What is a mechanism? Bunge (2004, p186). Elementary physics: Electricity flows because the electric charges – electrons – in a wire are dragged by the impressed electric field – voltage.
Phyllis McKay and Jon Williamson
University of Kent
The distinction is made in the literature (explicitly in Craver 2007). Not always carefully maintained.