Critical thinking and learning [electronic resource] / edited by Mark Mason.
- ISBN: 9781444306781
- ISBN: 1444306782
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 134 pages)
- Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 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.
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|Summary, etc.:|| 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 learning; Provides insights into critical thinking by posing new questions from contributing authors; Introduces cross-cultural viewpoints into the dominant 'western'-based educational viewpoint; Highlights differences among a variety of thinkers in the field.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.
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