In a nutshell
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- Most of the approaches to Critical Thinking in this program are well known, and belong to an established, ‘orthodox’ tradition of thinking about thinking.
- Despite this, it is important to remember that orthodox traditions are often challenged by different or ‘heterodox’ views.
- This is because all methods of critical thinking are historically, culturally and linguistically determined, and are therefore subject to change.
- What makes sense in one cultural context, may not apply in another.
- Effective and creative thinking is ‘self-aware’; it will even challenge its own methods and assumptions if there is good reason to do so.
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