Lecture 15 script
1. Background: Propositions and Worlds. So weve encountered possible worlds
over and over again in this course.
1.1. Possible Worlds and Kripke. The basic idea is that possible worlds represent
Philosophy of Language, Lecture 9 Script
1.1 Recall: The Substitution Principle and Belief Attributions. One of the
distinguishing features of the semantic relation of reference is the substitution
principle:
if two
Philosophy of Language, Lecture 10 Script
1. How this fits in with the other Kripke papers. So this is the third and last Kripke
paper that we are reading for this course. How does this paper fit in with all th
Final Study Guide.
The final will take place on Thursday, March 20 from 8am-10am in our normal
classroom (Social Science Lab SSL 171). If you would like to take the final exam
earlier, some students are taking
Solutions for the Key Terms Part of the Midterm. These are sample solutions. You
didnt need to write exactly this or all of this. But these solutions contain: a definition
or description of the term, and then an app
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circumstances. This subjective character of p-chances, however, gives way to
an objective determination in certain special circumstances. One sort of overt
fact about the world that one might appeal to in constructing p-chances
consists of
Week 2
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Main goal for the week: truth tables
understand the use of connectives: to connect sentences to form
complex sentences.
understand the meaning of tautology, contradiction, and logical
equivalence.
understand how to set up a tru
Gamut Exercise 2 pp. 121-122, part (a)
Show:
x Ax, x Bx x (Ax Bx)
[In alternative Gamut notation:
show the following is invalid:
x Ax, x Bx / x (Ax Bx)]
Draw a Venn Diagram of Model:
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Gamut Exercise 2 pp. 121-122, part (c)
Show:
x (Ax Bx), x Bx x Ax
[
Lecture 17 Handout 1:
All of the Rules
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Introduction Rule for
Heres introduction rule for :
If you have on line 1 and
you have on line 2, then
you may write on any
subsequent line >, .
In terms of a picture, rule is:
In the rule, it does not matter
whet
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Homework #3 Key
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Determine the values of the following probabilities. Show all of your work and cite the rule
that justifies each inference.
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First, Hera will flip a fair
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Final Review
June 1st, 2014
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1. Immanuel and Timothy are playing the following game with a well-shued, standard deck
of cards (4 suits, 13 cards, 2-10, Jack, Queen, King, and
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Midterm Review
April 24th, 2014
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Show your work to receive partial credit.
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Jean has a fair, 12-sided die and a weighted coin. The coin comes up heads 5/8ths of
t
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Midterm Examination
April 24th, 2014
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You will have 50 minutes.
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Show your work to receive partial credit.
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Good Luck!
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Homer has a standard, fair deck of cards (52 card
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Homework #4
Due Wednesday, May 7th
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Billy, Monica, and Eduardo are playing the following game. They will roll two dice. If the
Worth 20 points
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Homework #2 Key
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Determine the values of the following categorical probabilities. Show how you derived your
Worth 20 points
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answer. If it is impossible to determine the
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Homework #6
Due Wednesday, May 28th
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Worth 20 points
1. Classify each of the following statements as best interpreted as personal probability,
logical probability, frequenc
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Homework #1 Key
Due Monday, April 7th
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Translate the following sentences from English to propositional logic, using the described
dictionary.
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Worth 20 points
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Dictionar
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Probability Rules Handout
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Basic Rules
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(1) Normality: For any proposition, A, 0Pr(A)1.
(2) Certainty: For any tautology, , Pr()=1.
(3) Additivity: If A and B are mutually e
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Flipped Class Problem
April 23rd, 2014
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Let the following propositional letters stand for the following propositions, with the
understanding that they refer to students curre
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Homework #5 Key
Due Friday, May 16th
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Worth 20 points
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1. Sawyer is deciding between going to the park (P) and staying home (H). It might rain later
today (R): the clouds