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Philosophy 110 Quiz One Review CHAPTER ONE REVIEW We used Chapter One as an introduction to the concept of Critical Thinking, doing so by spending some time and energy to analyze some of the things that stand in the way of critical thought. First, the text points out some of the attributes of “critical thinkers”, encouraging students to recognize the importance of concepts such as clarity, precision, accuracy, completeness , and  fairness  (pages 2-7) .   Then, we looked at some of the “Barriers to Critical Thinking” (pages 10-25). Here, we focused on relativistic thinking (for example, cultural relativity ), egocentrism,  and sociocentrism . The question for the first chapter will be: Describe sociocentrism, including in your description a brief evaluation of conformism  and group bias.  Then, describe how sociocentrism can be a barrier to critical thinking.  Be sure to use examples in your answer. (10 points) To answer this question for full credit, a student will need to define sociocentrism,  conformism , and  group bias,  offering an example that demonstrates understanding of
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course PHIL 110 taught by Professor Kay during the Spring '07 term at S.F. State.

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