ERIC Number: EJ646908
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Russell's Conception of Critical Thinking: Its Scope and Limits.
Inquiry: Critical Thinking across the Disciplines, v20 n2 p11-19 Win 2001
Addresses the question of the range of applicability of Bertrand Russell's conception of critical thinking. Argues that important instances of critical thinking require other resources in addition: decisions about the conduct of one's life, philosophical method, scientific methods, and creative thought. Identifies limitations of Russellian critical thinking. (RS)
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Logical Thinking, Philosophy, Scientific Methodology, Thinking Skills
College of Education and Behavioral Science, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY 40351.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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