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    SCIE 326 - Unit 1 Notes

    By Xing Li May 23, 2019 - 11:51am
    Unit 1(net time: 103 min)scientific point of view: Do not believe anything, but question only what is worth questioninginductive attitude: aims at adapting our beliefs to our experience as efficiently as...
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    SCIE 326 - Unit 6 Notes

    By Xing Li June 18, 2019 - 11:25am
    Unit 6 (net time : 151 min) scientific statement: Provide an explanation or causal mechanism of a naturally occurring phenomenon Generate predictions that are testable via observations that are replicable and natural   rationalism:...
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    SCIE 326 - Unit 12 & 13 Notes

    By Xing Li August 7, 2019 - 11:17am
    (net time : 241 min) Unit 12 scientific facts: empirically true but theory-laden Q5: job search in Canada Q7: Fahrenheit 0: freezing temperature of a solution of brine , 96: human body; Q8: C1/(C1+C2) must between 0 and 1 Unit...
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    SCIE 326 - Unit 2 Notes

    By Xing Li May 24, 2019 - 11:46am
    Unit 2 (net time : 114 min)Q2.Q4. science: enterprise that generates coherent understanding about real world, yield testable theories which is relatively true.             ...
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    SCIE 326 - Unit 7 Notes

    By Xing Li June 21, 2019 - 11:44am
    Unit 7 (net time : 196 min) rules of professional conduct (behave in certain ways to know the truth): knowledge is public, not to judge by source or faith, include all sources with no bias, honesty, open minded, successful science requires...
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    SCIE 326 - Unit 14 Notes

    By Xing Li August 7, 2019 - 11:18am
    (net time : 109 min) Unit 14 linear: proportional; exponential: rate of change proportional to the qty. (radioactivity, population, compound interest, cooling) positive: oscillation; negative: stability. feedback in complex systems: negative and...
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    SCIE 326 - Unit 4 Notes

    By Xing Li June 11, 2019 - 11:46am
    Unit 4 (net time : 99 min) bottom-up: build chemistry but can’t feel wet, top-down: build physiology but can’t define health, physiology physiology vs pathology: macro vs micro atomic and kinetic vs earth, air, fire and...
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    SCIE 326 - Unit 9 Notes

    By Xing Li July 17, 2019 - 11:46am
    (net time : 125 min) Unit 9 3 principles: non-contradiction, sufficient reason(everything has a reason: logically, empirically, optimally), identity of indiscernible (depending on the hierarchy level of categories) 4 polarities: (in...
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    SCIE 326 - Unit 15 Notes

    By Xing Li August 15, 2019 - 11:20am
    (net time : 148 min) empathetical: direction, intuitive feeling to be satisfied; Schrödinger equation analogical: model/structure, more useful in analogy; plum pudding model/solar system model analytical: details, truth criteria to be...
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    SCIE 326 - Unit 5 Notes

    By Xing Li June 17, 2019 - 11:26am
    Unit 5 (net time : 129 min) pathological science: low statistical significance, independent of cause, exceptionally high accuracy, revolutionary, ad hoc justification, can’t be reproduced pseudo science: static or randomly change (not...