Mcpeck, informal logic, and the nature of critical thinking

Harvey Siegel

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There is at present an unprecedented interest in critical thinking (hence forth CT).National commissions on the state of education decry the lack of emphasison the development of reasoning ability in schools and call for the inclusion of reasoning in the curriculum as the fourth “R�?; educat or so fall stripes be little rote memorization in favor of educational programs which teach students how to think; entire university systems require the irstudents to take courses in CT before graduation.It is a good time to be in the CT business.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTeaching Critical Thinking
Subtitle of host publicationDialogue and Dialectic
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781315526485
ISBN (Print)0415902258, 9781138695610
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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