Chapter 1 Power of Critical thinking

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Chapter 1 Power of Critical thinking 16:56 Critical thinking : The systematic evaluation or formulation of beliefs, or statements,  by rational standards. The quality of the beliefs is the fundamental concern of critical thinking. How you think Focus on  whether it is worth believing  (have good reasons- offer rational  standards [techniques, attitude, principles] to determine Why?// “Systematic”: involves distinct procedures and methods. “evaluation” and “formulation”: assess existing beliefs and devise new one Rational standards: Broader than “logic”: use many other skills.// (Details) The Art of Thinking Critically Reason Systematically Knowledge Create/Analyze/Rate/Strengthen Arguments Why it matters  Enlightening People are influenced by others’ opinions. Empowering
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY PH160 taught by Professor Juliet during the Fall '11 term at BU.

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