Skepticism and Critical Thinking

Mendham, Tim
June 2011
Issues;Jun2011, Issue 95, p4
The article discusses the author's view on critical thinking and its relationship with skepticism. He points that critical thinking is an important part of everyday life however stresses that answers of critical thinking is not always favorable driven by human's skepticism. The author states that critical thinking is used by people in different ways, from trivial questions to serious decision-making. He believes that critical thinking needs assessing a claim, weighing the evidence, and making a judgment based on the results of one's thought processes. Meanwhile, the author cites a daily situations which people applies critical thinking.


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