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Thinking Scientifically

Lecture no. 20 from the course: The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

Thinking Scientifically

Taught by Professor Patrick Grim | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

What’s the difference between real science and pseudoscience? What’s wrong with astrology and phrenology? Find out how to build your own pseudoscience, complete with ambiguous phenomena and post-hoc modifications, so you’ll know what to watch out for when you’re presented with something that looks like science but doesn’t pass the test of a rigorous scientific theory.

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