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Dont Confuse Arguments with ExplanationsAn explanation tells us why something happened An argument tells us why we should believe it happenedExamplesI already know Adam stole the moneyJane told me that Steve told her soNote Im not trying to convince you of this Im explaining how I know or why he did itAdam stole the money because he was hungry1The titanic sank because it hit an icebergExplanation2Capital punishment is inhumane because innocent people may be mistakenly executed ArgumentIf we encounter an explanation within an argument then we treat it as just making one claimAdam stole 24Other statements that just make one claimConditional StatementIfthen If I study hard then Ill pass PHI 1101 treat it as one claimDisjunctive SentenceEitheror Either Ill pass PHI 1101 or Ill fail it treat it as one claimUnless
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