Phil 100 S19 MW: Final Exam Study Guide

THIS STUDY GUIDE IS STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Part ?: Short Answer. You should be able to explain the following concepts and their significance for critical thinking:
  • The difference between cold and hot reading, as well as some of the techniques used by cold and hot readers.
  • The Dunning-Kruger Effect
  • Motivated Reasoning
  • Cognitive Dissonance
  • Some the major Cognitive Biases discussed in class 
  • Some of the major Heuristics discussed in class
  • Gambler's Fallacy
  • Confirmation Bias
  • Appeal to Antiquity
  • Appeal to Nature
  • Fundamental Attribution Error
  • Anomaly Hunting
  • Lottery Fallacy
  • Data Mining
  • Coincidence
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