CRT3

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  1. background information
    The body of justified beliefs that consists of facts we learn from our own direct observations and facts we learn from others.
  2. expert
    A person who, through training, education, or experience, has special knowledge or ability in a subject.
  3. leveling
    The process of omitting or de-emphasizing features in a description of a person, thing, or event, when the person doing the describing does not think those features are important. The result can be a distorted description.
  4. sharpening
    the process of exaggerating those points that a speaker thinks are important when he or she is describing some person, thing, or event. the result can be a distorted description.
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CRT3
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2009-12-08 21:20:17
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Critical Thinking Chapter 3
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Critical Thinking Chapter 3
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