Beyond feelings: a guide to critical thinking

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Alfred Pub. Co., 1975 - Education - 191 pages
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Why am I reading this?! I was expecting to see what indeed the buzz word, "critical thinking", means, but only to find it just a way of thinking that any highly educated person uses everyone. Furthermore, three chapters inside, I realised that this is a textbook for secondary schoolers... Read full review

Contents

THE CONTEXT 1 Who Are You?
7
What Is Thinking?
9
What Is Truth?
19
What Does It Mean To Know?
29
How Good Are Your Opinions?
39
THE PROBLEMS
51
Mine Is Better
53
Resistance To Change
59
Hasty Conclusions
105
Unwarranted Assumptions 713
113
The Problems In Combination 727
121
A STRATEGY
124
Knowing Yourself 720
129
Being Observant 735
135
Clarifying The Issue
143
Conducting Inquiry
149

The Urge To Conform
67
The Need To Save Face
75
Stereotypes
83
Faulty Common Sense
93
Oversimplifications
99
Interpreting Evidence 757
157
Analyzing A Position
163
Forming Judgments
173
Some Contemporary Issues
179
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