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Critical thinking and learning

Author: Mark Mason
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of papers evaluates the goals of critical thinking and of life-long and life-wide learning, all of which appear frequently in the rhetoric of educational reform. It discusses what these concepts mean, and what societal, cultural and educational issues arise from them.
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Critical thinking and learning.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)609226155
Online version:
Critical thinking and learning.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)631106910
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Mason
ISBN: 9781405181075 1405181079
OCLC Number: 191758386
Description: x, 134 pages ; 25 cm
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.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Mason.
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