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Fall 2020

PHIL 171

Reasoning for Humans: Clear Thinking in an Uncertain World


Week 1 Introduction

Sep 1
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Sep 3
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Sep 5
Problem Set 1

Week 2 Arguments, Inferences and Formulas

Sep 8
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Sep 10
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Sep 11
Problem Set 2

Week 3 Translations, Truth Tables

Sep 15
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Sep 17
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Sep 18
Problem Set 3

Week 4 Translations, Truth Tables

Sep 22
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Sep 24
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Sep 25
Problem Set 4

Week 5 Valid and Invalid Inference Rules, Boolean Equivalences

Sep 29
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Oct 1
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Oct 2
Problem Set 5

Week 6 Logic and Reasoning

Oct 6
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Oct 8
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Oct 9
Problem Set 6

Week 7 From Logic to Probability

Oct 12
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Oct 14
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Oct 15
Exam 1

Week 8 Conditional Probability

Oct 20
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Oct 22
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Oct 23
Problem Set 7

Week 9 Probability Axioms

Oct 27
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Oct 29
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Oct 30
Problem Set 8

Week 10 Probabilistic Inference

Nov 3
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Nov 5
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Nov 6
Problem Set 9

Week 11 Probabilistic Inference

Nov 10
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Nov 12
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Nov 13
Problem Set 10

Week 12 Bayes Theorem

Nov 17
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Nov 19
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Nov 20
Problem Set 11

Week 13 Confirmation

Nov 24
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Week 14 Confirmation

Nov 30
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Dec 2
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