Summarize the three parts of critical thinking discussed in Chapter 1, "What is Critical Thinking?" in Learning to Think Things Through . The three parts of critical thinking as discussed in Learning to Think Things Through are asking questions, attempting to answer those questions through reason and then believing in the results of your reasoning. When you say critical thinking involves asking questions it means asking those questions that must be asked, good questions that point to the core of the subject. Critical thinking involves trying to answer those questions by reasoning them out. When answering a question critically we must use a logical, analytical and honest approach to our answers. It is not enough to answer the question; we must know the correct facts behind the answer. Critical thinking involves believing the results of our reasoning. Trusting the progression of our thought process enough to act on that belief is an important part of critical thinking. Acting on the results is the natural conclusion of the process. Disciplining your mind in order to act on your
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