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T - Z Glossary: Free from errors, mistakes, or distortion. Correct connotes little more than absence of error; accurate implies a positive exercise of one to obtain conformity with fact or truth; exact stresses perfect conformity to fact, truth, or some standard; precise suggests minute accuracy of detail.
Accuracy is an important goal in critical thinking, though it is almost always a matter of degree.
It is also important to recognize that making mistakes is an essential part of learning and that it is far better that students make their own mistakes, than that they parrot the thinking of the text or teacher.
It should also be recognized that some distortion usually results whenever we think within a point of view or frame of reference. Students should think with this awareness in mind, with some sense of the limitations of their own, the text's, the teacher's, the subject's perspective.
See perfections of thought.
A sentence having two or more possible meanings. Sensitivity to ambiguity and vagueness in writing and speech is essential to good thinking. A continual effort to be clear and precise in language usage is fundamental to education. Ambiguity is a problem more of sentences than of individual words.
Furthermore, not every sentence that can be construed in more than one way is problematic and deserving of analysis. Many sentences are clearly intended one way; any other construal is obviously absurd and not meant.
For example, "Make me a sandwich. It is a poor example for teaching genuine insight into critical thinking. For an example of a problematic ambiguity, consider the statement, "Welfare is corrupt. Those who administer welfare programs take bribes to administer welfare policy unfairly; Welfare policies are written in such a way that much of the money goes to people who don't deserve it rather than to those who do; A government that gives money to people who haven't earned it corrupts both the giver and the recipient.
If two people are arguing about whether or not welfare is corrupt, but interpret the claim differently, they can make little or no progress; they aren't arguing about the same point.
Evidence and considerations relevant to one interpretation may be irrelevant to others. To break up a whole into its parts, to examine in detail so as to determine the nature of, to look more deeply into an issue or situation.
All learning presupposes some analysis of what we are learning, if only by categorizing or labeling things in one way rather than another.
Students should continually be asked to analyze their ideas, claims, experiences, interpretations, judgments, and theories and those they hear and read.
See elements of thought. There are two meanings of this word that need to be distinguished: In emphasizing critical thinking, we continually try to get our students to move from the first sense of the word to the second; that is, we try to get them to see the importance of giving reasons to support their views without getting their egos involved in what they are saying.
This is a fundamental problem in human life. To argue in the critical thinking sense is to use logic and reason, and to bring forth facts to support or refute a point. It is done in a spirit of cooperation and good will.
A reason or reasons offered for or against something, the offering of such reasons. This term refers to a discussion in which there is disagreement and suggests the use of logic and the bringing forth of facts to support or refute a point.
To take for granted or to presuppose. Critical thinkers can and do make their assumptions explicit, assess them, and correct them.A Star Scientist From The Max Planck Society Allegedly Harassed And Bullied Her Colleagues.
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(The used algorithm is an invention of my own). If need be, select a serif typeface with sturdy features, or opt for a sans serif. When reversing text out of black or a color, be wary of typefaces with high contrast and thin serifs (left, set in Didot), as they run the risk of breaking up when printed.
Thesis is a large typeface family designed by Lucas de Groot. The typefaces were designed between and to provide a modern humanist family.
Each typeface is available in a variety of weights as well as in italic. The Thesis superfamily was first published in as part of the FontFont collection, and became part of the LucasFonts type library in Continuation, Continuation-In-Part, and Divisional Applications for Patent What Are They?
Continuation, Continuation-In-Part (CIP), and Divisional applications are three different kinds of applications that fall under the category of "stemming from a parent application.".