Module 1 Online Discussion - Definitions of critical thinking

Module 1 Online Discussion - Definitions of critical thinking

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Definitions of critical thinking: their differences and similarities. By Gabriel A. Godart Thomas Edison State College. 1/ Critical thinking is a skilled and active interpretation and evaluation of observations, communications, information, and argumentation." (Fisher and Scriven, 1997) 2/ Critical thinking is an active, persistent, and careful consideration of a belief or supposed form of knowledge in the light of the grounds which support it and the further conclusions to which it tends. (Dewey, 1909) 3/ Critical thinking is an attitude of being disposed to consider in a thoughtful way the problems and subjects that come within the range of one’s experience; knowledge of the methods of logical enquiry and reasoning; and some skill in applying those methods. Critical thinking calls for a persistent effort to examine any belief or supposed form of knowledge in the light of the evidence that supports it and the further conclusions to which it tends. (Edward M. Glaser, 1941) 4/ Critical thinking is
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