Think Again III: How to Reason Inductively

Duke University

Embark on a captivating journey to master the art of reasoning inductively with the "Think Again III: How to Reason Inductively" course offered by Duke University. Delve into the intricacies of inductive arguments, including generalizations from samples, inference to the best explanation, arguments from analogy, and causal reasoning. Uncover the power of probability in making informed decisions.

  • Develop critical thinking abilities to assess various forms of inductive arguments.
  • Gain insights into probability and its application in diverse decision-making scenarios.
  • Explore real-life examples, including murder mysteries and everyday trust dilemmas.
  • Enhance your reasoning skills and analytical mindset through engaging exercises and quizzes.

Unlock the secrets to reasoning inductively and make informed, rational decisions in your personal and professional life with this thought-provoking course.

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Think Again III: How to Reason Inductively
Course Modules

This comprehensive course is divided into modules that cover inductive arguments, probability, and decision-making. Master the art of reasoning inductively and enhance your critical thinking abilities.

Welcome to the Course

Module 1 introduces the course and covers the logistics of the specialization. Gain a foundational understanding of the course structure and what to expect from this thought-provoking journey.

Inductive Arguments

Module 2 delves into inductive arguments, exploring generalizations from samples, inference to the best explanation, and arguments from analogy. Engage in thought-provoking discussions and exercises to enhance your analytical skills.

Causal Reasoning

Module 3 focuses on causal reasoning, covering topics such as sufficient and necessary conditions, correlation versus causation, and causal fallacies. Uncover the complexities of causal reasoning through real-life examples and engaging exercises.

Chance and Choice

Module 4 delves into the significance of probability in decision-making. Learn about probability, Bayes' Theorem, and expected value, and understand their application in various real-life scenarios.

Catch-Up and Final Quiz

Module 5 allows for catching up on previous modules and concludes with a comprehensive final quiz to test your understanding of the course material.

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