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PHIL 166

Probability: Ten Great Ideas About Chance (PHIL 266, STATS 167, STATS 267)

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4 units

Letter or Credit/No Credit

Foundational approaches to thinking about chance in matters such as gambling, the law, and everyday affairs. Topics include: chance and decisions; the mathematics of chance; frequencies, symmetry, and chance; Bayes great idea; chance and psychology; misuses of chance; and harnessing chance. Emphasis is on the philosophical underpinnings and problems. Prerequisite: exposure to probability or a first course in statistics at the level of STATS 60 or 116.

Fulfills

  • GER:DB-Math

  • WAY-FR

  • WAY-AQR

Course Prequisites

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