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Beginning with a discussion of the 'informal logic movement' and the renewed interest in critical thinking in education, "Educating Reason" critically assesses the work of Robert Ennis, Richard Paul and John McPeck.
Introduction: Rationality, Critical Thinking and Education
Three Conceptions of Critical Thinking
The Reasons Conceptions
The Justification of Critcal Thinking as an Educational Ideal
The Ideology Objection
The Indoctrination Objection
Minimun Competency Testing Postscript: Towards a Theory of Rationality Notes
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ISBN: 9780415001755 ISBN-10: 0415001757 Series: Philosophy of Education Research Library Audience:
Number Of Pages: 206 Published: 17th March 1988 Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1