Critical Thinking and Learning

Critical Thinking and Learning

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English
144 Pages

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By introducing current debates in the field of critical thinking and posing new questions from contributing scholars, Critical Thinking and Learning examines the received wisdom in the field of critical thinking and learning.
  • Examines the different perspectives in the field of critical thinking and learning
  • Provides insights into critical thinking by posing new questions from contributing authors
  • Introduces cross-cultural viewpoints into the dominant 'western'-based educational viewpoint
  • Highlights differences among a variety of thinkers in the field

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Published 18 February 2009
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EAN13 9781444306781
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Language English

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Contents
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Notes on Contributors
Preface and acknowledgements MA.P
Critical Thinking and Learning MM
Kinds of Thinking, Styles of Reasoning MA.P
Culture, Cognitive Pluralism and Rationality CW.E
Is There a Geography of Thought for East-West Differences? Why or Why Not? HMC&HK.T.Y
False Dichotomy? ‘Western’ and ‘Confucian’ concepts of scholarship and learning JR&KL
Learning, Empowerment and Judgement ML
Is Popper’s Falsificationist Heuristic a Helpful Resource for Developing Critical Thinking? CML
Critical Thinking as a Source of Respect for Persons: A critique CD
Re-conceptualizing Critical Thinking for Moral Education in Culturally Plural Societies DJK
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