Jack s s principle of charity principle compare two

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Unformatted text preview: l’s we’re never in a hurry.” Jack s s PRINCIPLE OF CHARITY PRINCIPLE Compare two possible interpretations of Compare the following: the s “I can afford a new car. I am a can millionaire.” millionaire.” s 1. I can afford a new car therefore I am can therefore a millionaire. millionaire. s 2. I can afford a new car because I am a can because millionaire. millionaire. s DISTINGUISHING JUSTIFICATIONS FROM EXPLANATIONS FROM Reasoning can either be an attempt at Reasoning justification or an attempt at justification explanation. explanation s In an argument we seek to justify some In statement—usually in an attempt to convince someone of its truth. convince s In an explanation we already accept the In truth of a statement but we try to say how it came about. how s...
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