- What does it mean to say that critical thinking
takes place in an “environment” that is often hostile to it?
- What does it mean to say that good critical
thinking requires awareness, practice, and motivation?
- What are the most common impediments to critical
- What are Category 1 obstacles?
- What are Category 2 obstacles?
- Is there anything inherently wrong with accepting
a claim that furthers your own interests? Is there anything wrong with
accepting a claim solely because it furthers your own interests?
- How can our need to save face interfere with
- In the sphere of critical thinking, what are some
of the consequences of self-interested thinking?
- Getting emotionally worked up about a claim or conclusion
could be an indication that your thinking is ________.
- Why is it important to be alert to ways that
critical thinking can be undermined?
- What is the phenomenon of selective attention?
- What are some of the dangers of group thinking?
- What is peer pressure?
- What is the appeal to popularity?
- What is stereotyping?
- What is the best way to defend yourself against
- What is a worldview and how can it be “haunted”?
- What is subjective relativism?
- What is the subjectivist fallacy?
- Are there some things about ourselves
that are relative?
- What are the implications of
subjective relativism that seem to undermine it?
- What does it mean to say that
subjective relativism is self-defeating?
- What is social relativism?
- What are some implications of social
relativism that seem to undermine it?
- How is social relativism
- What is philosophical skepticism?
- According to the text, does knowledge
- What kind of doubt does critical