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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 3250 - Inductive and Scientific Reasoning

The study of scientific reasoning and scientific methods. The focus is on probable inference, which is distinct from demonstrative or necessary inference. The course covers reasoning from particular cases, reasoning from analogy, and the Bayesian inference. The course covers enough deductive logic to introduce the basic notions need from probability theory.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: This course satisfies General Education Proficiency 4: Critical Thinking.

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