Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Huron

Philosophy 3230E

EVIDENCE, PROBABILITY, AND FACT-FINDING


A study of admissible patterns of reasoning from evidence in making findings of fact. Topics may include: interpretations of probability; the adequacy of Bayesian reasoning in real-life contexts; 'Baconian' (non-mathematical) probability; statistical evidence; evidential weight; expert testimony; eye-witness testimony; relevance. Elements of the law of evidence will be examined.

Prerequisite(s): Philosophy 2250, or Philosophy 2252W/X, with a minimum grade of 70%.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: PHILOSOP

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