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Week
1

Week 1

15 minutes to complete

Welcome to the Course

15 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 5 min), 1 reading
1 reading
Course Logistics (Start Here)10m
8 hours to complete

Inductive Arguments

8 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 129 min)
9 videos
Generalizations from Samples9m
When are Generalizations Strong?20m
Applying Generalizations17m
Another Example of Applying Generalizations (Optional)16m
Inference to the Best Explanation8m
Which Explanation Is Best?14m
A Student Example of Inference to the Best Explanation8m
Arguments from Analogy18m
8 practice exercises
What Is Induction?30m
Generalizations from Samples30m
When are Generalizations Strong?30m
Applying Generalizations30m
Inference to the Best Explanation30m
Which Explanation Is Best?30m
A Student Example: Inference to the Best Explanation30m
Arguments from Analogy30m
Week
2

Week 2

7 hours to complete

Causal Reasoning

7 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 100 min)
9 videos
Negative Sufficient Condition Tests9m
Positive Sufficient Condition Tests10m
Negative Necessary Condition Tests4m
Positive Necessary Condition Tests6m
Complex Conditions11m
Correlation Versus Causation20m
Causal Fallacies5m
A Student Example: Causal Reasoning About Chocolate15m
8 practice exercises
Causal Reasoning30m
Negative Sufficient Condition Tests30m
Positive Sufficient Condition Tests30m
Negative Necessary Condition Tests30m
Positive Necessary Condition Tests30m
Complex Conditions30m
Correlation Versus Causation30m
Causal Fallacies30m
Week
3

Week 3

8 hours to complete

Chance and Choice

8 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 117 min)
10 videos
What Is Probability?8m
Negation2m
Conjunction12m
Disjunction9m
Series6m
Bayes Theorem (Optional)28m
Expected Financial Value13m
Expected Overall Value10m
The Sausage Argument: A Student Argument About Decision Making13m
9 practice exercises
Why Probability Matters30m
What Is Probability?30m
Negation30m
Conjunction30m
Disjunction30m
Series30m
Bayes Theorem (Optional)30m
Expected Financial Value30m
Expected Overall Value30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Catch-Up and Final Quiz

1 hour to complete
1 practice exercise
Final Quiz30m

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