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Put It to the Test—Beautiful Experiments

Lecture no. 21 from the course: The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

Put It to the Test—Beautiful Experiments

Taught by Professor Patrick Grim | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

Analyzing the structure of scientific experiments is an important part of the philosopher’s toolkit. The risks, power, and limits of experimentation can help you back your own claims and evaluate the claims of others. Here you’ll examine the parts of a good experiment—control groups, randomized testing, and what to do with unexpected results

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