2017/2018 edition:

This module consists of 60 hrs of classes; while they are divided into 30 hrs of lectures and 30 hrs of tutorials, please do not feel overly attached to this distinction. There will be two teachers in this module: Mariusz Urbański and Frank Zenker.

MU-part: Tuesdays, 9.45-13.00, room 310, building D, Szamarzewskiego 89

(Stenning and van Lambalgen’s book is available on EBSCOhost via USOS or here)

FZ-part: 15.00-17.15, room 70, building AB, Szamarzewskiego 89

  • 07.05.2018 Standard Methodological Issues of Empirical Research on Human Reasoning.
  • 08.05.2018 Choice of Normative Standard; Meaning Coordination between Experimenter and Subject; Verbatim Protocols; Mock Empirical Study (“Linda Problem”).
  • 09.05.2018 Results of Mock Study and Discussion; Assessing the formal model 1 (logical models); Student Presentation and Feedback 1.
  • 10.05.2018 Quiz, Assessing the formal model 2 (probabilistic models); Student Presentation and Feedback 2.
  • 11.05.2018 Course Summary; key lessons; directions for future research; final discussion.


Tuesdays, 9.00-14.00, room 71, building AB

  • First round: 24. & 25.04.2018
  • Second round (vivas): 12. & 13.06.2018
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