What Is Critical Thinking?

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Moon Chung Professor Silvestri PHIL 8110 December 15, 2015 What is Critical Thinking? As people going to school and getting a higher level of education, the teacher will ask them to think critically. Critical thinking is not just thinking normally but to think it deeply. When one person has a different point of view or idea with some other people make then that person should use his own point of view and think logically to prove his idea is correct and this action call critical thinking. In this essay, I will state that analyze thinking, logical thinking, and self-improvement is the factor to form the ideal of critical thinking. All the different factors will show that the importance of critical thinking. First of all, critical thinking is a way to analyze thinking. To analyze, we need to identify the intended and actual inferential relationships among statement, question, concepts, descriptions or other forms of representation intended to express idea, judgment, experiences, reasons, information, or opinions. Once we get an argument, then we need to analyze if that evidence is true and accurate that can prove the argument is correct. We need to examine ideas, identify arguments and identify reasons and claim. Also, we need to analyze if the premise is persuasiveness or not. When we analyzing an argument we should ask questions such as: What is the conclusion, what is it trying to claim, what is the basis for saying that, what are the value conflicts and assumptions and
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