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  1. How do Browne and
    Keeley define critical thinking?
    • Critical thinking
    • consists of an awareness of a set of interrelated critical questions,
    • plus the ability and willingness to ask and answer them at
    • appropriate times.
  2. Explain and
    distinguish between the alternative thinking styles known as "the
    Sponge,"
    • absorb information
    • about the world and are more capable of understanding its
    • complexities. It involves concentration and memory.
    • Disadvantage-provides no method for deciding which information and
    • opinions to believe and which to reject.
  3. Explain and
    distinguish between the alternative thinking styles known  "Panning for Gold."
    • they hope what they
    • are reading will give them new knowledge and they ask questions of
    • they are reading.
  4. When B&K talk
    about “the myth of the right answer,” what are they saying about
    the possibility of getting at the real truth of things?
    • According to them
    • that there is no right answer because the world is too complected and
    • people are debating about many issue.
  5. What is the
    difference between "weak-sense" and "strong-sense"
    critical thinking?
    • Weak-sense: the
    • use of critical thinking to defend your current belief.

    • Strong-sense: the
    • use of the same skills to evaluate all claims and beliefs, especially
    • your own.
  6. What are the ten
    right questions to ask, if you want to be an effective critical
    thinker? (You will be tested on these, from memory, at semester's
    end.)
    • 1. What are the
    • issues and the conclusions?


    • 2. What are the
    • reasons?

    • 3. Which words or
    • phrase are ambiguous?

    • 4. What are the
    • values and descriptive assumptions?

    • 5. Are there any
    • fallacias in the reasoning?

    • 6. How good is the
    • evidence?

    • 7. Are there rival
    • causes?

    • 8. Are the statics
    • deceptive?

    • 9. What significant
    • information is omitted?

    • 10. What reasonable
    • conclusions are possible?

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