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Thinking about Thinking 3: Statistical modes

Statistical thinking is one of the most important formal methods of engaging reality available to human beings. Sadly, it is also one of the more difficult, because human beings, in general, have absolutely no intuitive sense regarding probabilistic claims or statistical analyses. 1,026 more words

Philosophy Of Logic

“But … We’ve Always Done it this Way…”

Carol A. Hand

Did you ever feel like you were living in the wrong time? That somehow you had missed learning how to simply accept the fact that we should do things the way they’ve always been done? 902 more words

Social Justice

Hey Dude, Is Our Town That Bad?

John Oliver may be strident thumping his desk-top and maintains an assuredly British viewpoint but he is spot on in his analysis and conclusions about the problems in this country (not to mention being extremely funny). 134 more words

Modern World

Argument Structure

As we spoke about earlier, the conclusion of an argument is the claim that the argument seeks to prove. The statements used in an argument in support of the conclusion are called the… 84 more words


Schizophrenia and Critical Thinking--You'd Be Surprised!

Would you be surprised that having schizophrenia helps a person think critically? It can, provided that the major instabilities of the illness are effectively dealt with. 565 more words

Shameless Ruminations

Romantic Love from A Critical Thinking Perspective

I am not an expert on Romantic Love.

I am also not an expert on Critical Thinking.

With that being said, I suggest you skip this post if you think any idea that would come from me is ridiculous. 990 more words