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ERIC Number: EJ812786
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
Critical Thinking and Learning
Mason, Mark
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v39 n4 p339-349 Aug 2007
This paper introduces some of the debates in the field of critical thinking by highlighting differences among thinkers such as Siegel, Ennis, Paul, McPeck, and Martin, and poses some questions that arise from these debates. Does rationality transcend particular cultures, or are there different kinds of thinking, different styles of reasoning? What is the relationship between critical thinking and learning? In what ways does the moral domain overlap with these largely epistemic and pedagogical issues? The paper concludes by showing how Peters, Evers, Chan and Yan, Ryan and Louie, Luntley, Lam, Doddington, and Kwak, respond to these questions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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