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ERIC Number: EJ887841
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0894-3907
Critical Thinking: Ethical Reasoning and Fairminded Thinking, Part I
Paul, Richard; Elder, Linda
Journal of Developmental Education, v33 n1 p38-39 Fall 2009
The development of ethical reasoning abilities is vitally important--both for living an ethical life and creating an ethical world. In this article, the authors set out some of the foundations of ethical reasoning. Their aim is to introduce some important intellectual tools and understandings for insightfully reasoning through ethical issues and problems. They highlight native egocentrism as a fundamental barrier to ethical reasoning.
National Center for Developmental Education. Appalachian State University, P.O. Box 32098, Boone, NC 28608-2098. Tel: 828-262-3057; Fax: 828-262-7183; Web site:
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Language: English
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