Becoming A Critic Of Your Thinking
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Becoming A Critic Of Your Thinking Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Becoming a Critic Of Your Thinking
  • 2.
    • Learning the Art of Critical Thinking
    • Sound Thinking Pays Off
    • Poor Thinking Wastes Time, Energy resulting in Problems and Frustrations
  • 3. Clarify Your Thinking
    • Critical thinking is like an onion. There are many layers to it.
  • 4. Clarify Other People’s Thinking
  • 5. Stick to the Point
  • 6. Question Questions
  • 7. Reasoning http://www.5min.com/Video/Inductive-Reasoning-161048064
  • 8. Deductive Reasoning
    • “ The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance” Greek philosopher Socrates (469 BC - 399 BC)
  • 9. Logical Fallacies
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECZm7dm3R2c
  • 10. Critical Thinking
    • Distinguishing Between
    • Inert Information - “democracy is government of the people, by the people, for the people”
    • Activated Ignorance - actively using information that is false, though we mistakenly think it to be true
    • Activated Knowledge - taking into the mind, and actively using, information that is not only true but that, when insightfully understood, leads us by implication to more and more knowledge.