Critical_Thinking_PowerPoint_1Philosophy

Critical_Thinking_PowerPoint_1Philosophy - to teach one to...

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to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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4 of the Branches of Philosophy Metaphysics : nature of existence/reality; of time and space and being and knowing. Epistemology : the study of knowledge and how we acquire it. Ethics : the study of the virtuous “Good Life”; of the moral principles of “right” or “wrong”. Logic : reasoning conducted through strict principles of validity.
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What is Philosophy? The love of wisdom; it aims at wisdom. The study of thinking/thought. It seeks the virtuous “Good Life”; to be a better person.
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When dialoguing about and contemplating questions about Philsophy with others: ITS IMPORTANT TO BE MINDFUL AND ATTENTIVE. When listening to another’s argument And also when formulating your own arguments
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Part 1:When considering AND presenting arguments, try to be: Clear : try to avoid vagueness, being narrow, and being sloppy or hurried. Reflective : ponder carefully and really examine issue at hand Fair : Try to maintain open and objective thinking and being tolerant and respectful. Anger and Fear shut down authentic, effective Critical Thinking
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course PHIL 110 taught by Professor Kay during the Spring '07 term at S.F. State.

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