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Class Notes for PHI 30 at University of California - Davis (UC-DAVIS)

UC-DAVISPHI 30Landry ElaineFall

PHI 30 Lecture 2: PHI 10:1 2.7-2.9

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3 Dec 2018
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Agreement counts only when such agreement would have been very unlikely if the hypothesis were clearly false: we can have good evidence that the model
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PHI 30 Lecture 6: Cartwright_Notes

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PHI 30 Lecture 1: Hempel_Notes pt.1

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15 Aug 2016
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PHI 30 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Informal Logic, Scientific Reports, Pseudoscience

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3 Dec 2018
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Introduction to scientific hypotheses and the kinds of reasoning used to justify such hypotheses. Emphasis on adequate justification, criteria, and str
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PHI 30 Lecture 3: Lambert and Britten_Notes

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15 Aug 2016
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Hempel said laws are statements of universal form. Lambert and britten show that hempel"s assumptions are problematic. We have theories, we have the wo
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PHI 30 Lecture 4: Salmon_Notes pt.1

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15 Aug 2016
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Salmon presents argument for why hempel"s covering law model doesn"t work. Covering law models your explanandum is covered by some law: dn (deductive-n
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PHI 30 Lecture 2: Hempel_Notes pt.2

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15 Aug 2016
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PHI 30 Lecture 5: Salmon_Notes pt.2

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15 Aug 2016
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Hempel was going to put causes into laws and/or initial conditions. These examples show that you should focus on causal structure not logical structure
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