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argument 
Any proposition which has the form of a deductive or inductive argument, i.e. a set of premises which, it is claimed, imply a conclusion.

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explanation  An Argument where the conclusion is an observed fact and the premises are other facts which collectively imply the conclusion. Note that this is the hypotheticodeductive model of explanation. 
 invalid deductive argument  DeductiveArguments that are not ValidDeductiveArguments, i.e. it is not the case that the set of premises in fact entails the conclusion. 
 valid deductive argument  A DeductiveArgument which is valid, i.e. the set of premises in fact entails the conclusion. 