The Resource Critical condition : replacing critical thinking with creativity, Patrick Finn, (ebook)

Critical condition : replacing critical thinking with creativity, Patrick Finn, (ebook)

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Critical condition : replacing critical thinking with creativity
Title
Critical condition
Title remainder
replacing critical thinking with creativity
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Patrick Finn
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Language
eng
Summary
Should we stop teaching critical thinking? Meant as a prompt to further discussion, Critical Condition questions the assumption that every student should be turned into a 'critical thinker.' The book starts with the pre-Socratics and the impact that Socrates' death had on his student Plato and traces the increasingly violent use of critical 'attack' on a perceived opponent. From the Roman militarization of debate to the medieval Church's use of defence as a means of forcing confession and submission, the early phases of critical thinking were bound up in a type of attack that Finn suggests does not best serve intellectual inquiry. Recent developments have seen critical thinking become an ideology rather than a critical practice, with levels of debate devolving to the point where most debate becomes ad hominem. Far from arguing that we abandon critical inquiry, the author suggests that we emphasize a more open, loving system of engagement that is not only less inherently violent but also more robust when dealing with vastly more complex networks of information. This book challenges long-held beliefs about the benefits of critical thinking, which is shown to be far too linear to deal with the twenty-first century world. Critical Condition is a call to action unlike any other
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Midwest
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1966-
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Finn, Patrick
Dewey number
370.15
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Creative thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Thought and thinking
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Thought and thinking
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Critical condition : replacing critical thinking with creativity, Patrick Finn, (ebook)
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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9781771121590
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12149636
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remote
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12149636
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MWT12149636
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Label
Critical condition : replacing critical thinking with creativity, Patrick Finn, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771121590
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12149636
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12149636
System control number
MWT12149636
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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