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(logic) statements that explain the explicandum

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Methodologically speaking, it should describe the explanandum, namely "the causal consequence of individual intentional actions", (9) and the explanantia, namely the conditioning static and triggering environment, and the process of the emergence of the phenomenon (Keller 1994: 70-71).
On Martin's construal, such "taking" involves the recognition of epistemic norms constraining representation, and a thoroughly naturalistic approach to representation prima facie seems unable to accommodate such normativity; hence, Fichte postulates episodes of abstract intellectual agency as explanantia for states of other-directed awareness.