Tools of thinking: understanding the world through experience and reason

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Great courses volume course no. 4413.
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The Teaching Co.,
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2005.
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English
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Everyone has to think in order to function in the world, and this course will equip you with the tools to reason effectively in your pursuit of reliable beliefs and useful knowledge. Whether you are a budding philosopher searching for ultimate truths, a science student grappling with the nature of scientific proof, a new parent weighing conflicting child-rearing advice, or a concerned citizen making up your mind about today's issues, Tools of Thinking will help you cut through deception and faulty reasoning to get closer to the essence of a matter.
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What are "tools of thinking"? --Which tools of thinking are basic? --Platonic intuition, memory, and reason --Intuition, memory, and reason--problems --Sense experience -- a more modern take --Observation and immediate inferences --Further immediate inferences --Categorical syllogisms --Ancient logic in modern dress --Systematic doubt and rational certainty --The limits of sense experience --Inference demand relevant evidence --Proper inferences avoid equivocation --Induction is slippery but unavoidable --The scientific revolution --Hypotheses and experiments, a first look --How empirical is modern empiricism? --Hypotheses and experiments, a closer look --"Normal science" at Mid-century. --Modern logic, truth tables --Modern logic, sentential arguments --Modern logic, predicate arguments --Postmodern and new-age problems --Rational empiricism in the 21st Century.
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9781598030853
159803085
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