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Ethics and Virtue Key Concepts Definitions Ethics is the study of the moral values and conduct of an individual, group, or culture. Ethics is sometimes called moral philosophy; it is employed to answer questions of morality. Morality can be defined as the
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Critical Thinking - Three Dimensions
1. Analyzing. 2. Evaluating. 3. Improving.
.one's own thinking
Step back from, assess, and then act upon their own
Goal of Critical Thinking
To bring one's best thinking
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Basics of Critical Thinking
What Is Critical Thinking?
Thinking systematically about ones own thinking in order to improve it
Three interrelated dimensions:
Improve (or r
Practice Question Set #1
1. Which of the following problems is a question of judgment that requires critical thinking?
What is the fastest speed at which a car can travel between two distances?