Thinking - cognitive processing of sensory inputs and impressions.
Reasoning - inferring, deducing, concluding from a given set of assumptions or premises.
Logical Reasoning - thinking that is consistent with given rules of reasoning.
Critical Thinking - analysis of the elements of reasoning within specific intellectual standards.
Educational inputs influence Reasoning, which underlies the construction of interest, whose realization leads to Actions that lead to Results - undesired, intended and unintended, unpredicted and unpredictable. These results form social relations.
Affirm, Denounce, Reject, Repudiate, Refute. Denounce, Reject, and Repudiate should not be part of analyses, conversations, or discussions.
V - TUNNE
That Violence is Therapeutic, Unavoidable, Natural, Necessary, and Effective
Greco-Roman and Abrahamic Intellectual Legacies
Three Major Religions: Judaism, Christianity, Islam
Location, Actions, and Possessions. Bases of identity
Gender, Racial, Ethnic, Class, and Human Theories of Society
Theories of human nature: Biblical, Aristotelian, Rousseauean, Marxian, Sartrean
Qualitative and Quantitative Educational Deprivation
Denial, Deviation, Christianzation, Politicization, and Commercialization, or the Indoctrination Model.
LTE / LTL
Learn to Earn, as opposed to Learn to Learn
Four critical absences in education
Different philosophical traditions, critical thinking and reasoning, the humanist perspective, and pacifism.
Learning through understanding with Reasoning, which is the basis of Retention, Regurgitation, and Application.
Disposition and Ability to Reason, the Habit of Reasoning, and the Urge to Evaluate Reasoning.
Everyday Problems: Social, Health, Residential, Occupational, and Financial
Implication and Inference. An implication is a condition of logical entailment, something that necessarily follows from a statement. Statements imply. An inference is a deduction, or an observation of an implication. People infer.
An assumption is a conclusion reached on the basis of information that may not be adequate or correct. An assertion is an unsupported claim or statement about a given situation or object. An argument is a set of logically connected assertions.