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Critical thinking and learning [electronic resource] / edited by Mark Mason.

Publication:
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
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Book
1 online resource (146 p.)
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Subjects:
Critical thinking -- Study and teaching.
Reflective learning.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
By introducing current debates in the field of critical thinking and posing new questions from contributing scholars, Critical Thinking and Learning examines the received wisdom in the field of critical thinking and learning.Examines the different perspectives in the field of critical thinking and learningProvides insights into critical thinking by posing new questions from contributing authorsIntroduces cross-cultural viewpoints into the dominant 'western'-based educational viewpointHighlights differences among a variety of thinkers in the field
Contents:
Critical thinking and learning / Mark Mason
Kinds of thinking, styles of reasoning / Michael A. Peters
Culture, cognitive pluralism and rationality / Colin Evers
Is there a geography of thought for East-West differences? why or why not? / Ho Mun Chan and Hektor K. T. Yan
False dichotomy? 'Western' and 'Eastern' concepts of scholarship and learning / Janette Ryan and Kam Louie
Learning, empowerment and judgement / Michael Luntley
Is Popper's falsificationist heuristic a helpful resource for developing critical thinking? / Chi-Ming Lam
Critical thinking as a source of respect for persons: a critique / Christine Doddington
Re-conceptualizing critical thinking for moral education in culturally plural societies / Duck-Joo Kwak.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Mason, Mark, 1959-
ISBN:
1-282-68430-2
9786612684302
1-4443-0677-4
1-4443-0678-2
OCLC:
437133082