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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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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table_of_contents "Normal science" at Mid-century. --, Ancient logic in modern dress --, Categorical syllogisms --, Further immediate inferences --, How empirical is modern empiricism? --, Hypotheses and experiments, a closer look --, Hypotheses and experiments, a first look --, Induction is slippery but unavoidable --, Inference demand relevant evidence --, Intuition, memory, and reason--problems --, Modern logic, predicate arguments --, Modern logic, sentential arguments --, Modern logic, truth tables --, Observation and immediate inferences --, Platonic intuition, memory, and reason --, Postmodern and new-age problems --, Proper inferences avoid equivocation --, Rational empiricism in the 21st Century., Sense experience -- a more modern take --, Systematic doubt and rational certainty --, The limits of sense experience --, The scientific revolution --, What are "tools of thinking"? --, Which tools of thinking are basic? --
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