Introduction to Probability Lecture Notes
Version August 26, 2016
David F. Anderson
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Extreme Distance Running: Too Much of a Good Thing?
San Francisco Chronicle, July 12, 2012
In most every part of modern lifein how much we eat, sleep, work and play
moderation is the mantra. And in recent years, that mantra has
Logic Module 4
4.1/4.2 Categorical Syllogism
Again, a syllogism is a deductive
argument consisting of 2 premises
and 1 conclusion.
Thus a Categorical Syllogism have 3
Terms of a
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION:
Paths of Explanation
we humankind, have throughout our history and to this current day been in a state of query. We
ask questions. We ask questions about the physical world. Why does the sun rise and set
The Problem of Other Minds Counterargument
In the early 17th century, Ren Descartes proposed the Problem of Other Minds. In this
philosophical dilemma, he essentially claimed that despite his deep down belief of o