- Is critical thinking primarily about what
you think or how you think?
- What is critical thinking?
- In what way is critical thinking systematic?
- What does it mean to say that
critical thinking operates according to rational standards?
- Why does critical thinking matter?
- How is critical thinking related to
the quality of our lives?
- What’s wrong with dispensing with
critical thinking and accepting whatever beliefs or statements come our way?
- How can a lack of critical thinking
cause a loss of personal freedom?
- Does critical thinking necessarily make one
excessively critical or cynical? Why or why not?
- How do critical thinking and our emotions
complement each other?
- How do critical thinking and creativity complement
- In what way is critical thinking “thinking
outside the box”?
- What is a statement, or claim?
- What is an argument?
- In what way is an argument a
combination of statements?
- What is a premise?
- What is a conclusion?
- How is an argument different from
- What is the difference between an argument and
- What are indicator words and how can they help
you locate arguments?
- According to the text, what is the best advice
for anyone trying to uncover or dissect an argument?
How does logic differ from critical thinking?
- What do reasons have to do with critical
- Where in society is critical thinking valued and