ERIC Number: EJ646909
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Russell on Indoctrination.
Irvine, A. D.
Inquiry: Critical Thinking across the Disciplines, v20 n2 p20-26 Win 2001
Argues that by adopting what Bertrand Russell calls the liberal or scientific outlook that people are able to understand both the world around them and their place in it; and it is by being sensitive to those habits of mind and educational practices that inculcate this same critical attitude or outlook that educators practice the difference between education and indoctrination. (RS)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Logical Thinking, Philosophy, Role of Education, Teacher Role, Thinking Skills
College of Education and Behavioral Science, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY 40351.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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