Critical Thinking: How to Prepare Students for a Rapidly Changing World

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Foundation for Critical Thinking, 1995 - Business & Economics - 572 pages
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In a world of shallow values, instant gratification, and quick fixes, this book is for those readers who see the benefit of intellectual traits, standards, and abilities that will enable them to cut through the propaganda, the information blitz, and make sense of the world. In this anthology of his major papers, Richard Paul explains how to help students become intellectually fit, how to build the intellectual muscle to overcome inherent self-deceptive tendencies and rise to the challenges of a rapidly changing world. -- Publisher description.

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Contents

Contrasting Approaches to Thinking
193
Contrasting Assumptions
227
The Affective and Ethical Dimension
237
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Paul, for more than twenty years, has been a professional ventriloquist and puppeteer. He has written and performed his original puppet plays for numerous elementary schools, libraries, festivals, fairs, and corporate events.

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