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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Critical Thinking
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Key Terms Friday, September 9th 2016 Statementclaim an assertion that something is or is not the case Proposition the idea or thought that is expressed by the statement What you are trying to convey in your statement I....

Social Science and Humanities
SSH 105
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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Descriptive Knowledge
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Knowledge Friday, September 16th 2016 Different uses of the word Knowledge Knowledge by acquaintance Knowledge how Propositional Knowledge (knowledge that) Declarative sentences express proposition unlike imperative a...

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SSH 205 Lecture 3: SSH 205 - WEEK 3 LECTURE NOTES

SSH 205 - WEEK 3 LECTURE The Full Three-Storey Thesis Be specific! Avoid vague words/terms such as some say, people, society etc REVISE: your thesis will be a work in progress until you finish the essay Ha...

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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Descriptive Knowledge, Relativism, Alternative Facts

SSH Course Notes Week 1 Key Terms Concerning Knowledge Different uses of the term knowledge: 1. Knowledge by acquaintance 2. Knowledge how (know how) e.g. skills, math, etc. 3. Propositional knowledge (know that) Propositi...

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SSH 105
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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Modus Ponens, Deductive Reasoning, House Sparrow

Week 9 Common mistakes in argument reconstruction (1) Improper wording Jim studies regularly. Since most people who study hard will do well in school, its likely that Jim will do well. (This is an inductive argument bc its...

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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Relativism, Microsoft Powerpoint, Multiple Choice

Week Three Office hours next week: Tuesday 123 Jor416 Multiple choice truefalse which require explanations and short answer questions Cover chapters 1 and 2 and all the material covered in the power point slides for lectur...

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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Confirmation Bias, False Dilemma, Apple Pie

Week 11 The Point of Evaluating Arguments Evaluating arguments is not about being hypercritical but it is about figuring out what is reasonable to believe and what is not reasonable to believe. Since our beliefs shape our ...

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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Logical Reasoning, Modus Ponens, Confirmation Bias

Week 8 Principle of charityfairness Dont twist other peoples words for the better or for the worst. Always be fair when you express someones positon. When reconstructing an argument, try to formulate a reconstruction that ...

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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Critical Thinking, Descriptive Knowledge, Relativism

SSH 105 Week one Statement: an assertion that something is or is not the case. Proposition: specific thought or idea the statement expresses. Different statements can express the same proposition. The same words can also e...

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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Logical Reasoning, Deductive Reasoning, Modus Ponens

Lecture 6 Prequiz office hours Feb 27 123 pm Inductive arguments Premises are intended to give probable, not conclusive, support for the conclusion. Cogency An argument is cogent if and only if it is not valid, but the pre...

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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: The Slippery Slope, False Dilemma, Hasty Generalization

Week 12 Reportive Stipulative Normative A definition is too narrow if it excludes things that it should not. Eg, a student is someone enrolled at a university. Doesnt include highschool, college, etc. A definition is too b...

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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Deductive Reasoning, Confirmation Bias, Modus Ponens

Lecture 5 Second quiz is after reading week and is chapters 14 in the textbook. 2 ways beliefs can be irrational Motivational errors: being influenced by what we want to be true or false, rather than focusing on the releva...

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SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Deductive Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Jagmeet Singh
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SSH105 Lecture 4 Eleven valid argument patterns 1. Argument by elimination 1. P or Q 1. Either American league will win or the National League will win 2. P 2. The American League wont win 3. Q 3. The National League will ...

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SSH 105
Klaas Kraay
SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Descriptive Knowledge, Philosophical Skepticism, Jelly Bean
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Lecture 1 SSH105 Terms and concepts Statementclam: an assertion that something is or is not the case Today is Friday It is not raining She will win the race Proposition: the specific thought or idea that the statement exp...

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SSH 105
Klaas Kraay
SSH 105 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Confirmation Bias, Fallibilism
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SSH105 Lecture 3 How can we check that our whole system of beliefs corresponds to facts We are trapped within our sense: we can never stand outside of ourselves to view the world objectively have to step out of frame of b...

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Klaas Kraay
Laboratory Basics - Reference Guides

Lab safety is the cornerstone principle in this compelling Guide. All international safety symbols are clearly defined, with all basic lab glassware and equipment depicted by text description and diagrams. The Guide also p...

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