Philosophy

15 May, 2019

Philosophy Beyond Critical Thinking

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Volume XLI, No. 18 | May 16, 2019 Philosophy Beyond Critical Thinking A common question I get from students and nonstudents alike is, “What’s the point of taking a philosophy course, especially in a context geared towards workforce training and placement?” It’s a fair question. It doesn’t seem that an introductory course [...]

20 Mar, 2019

Why Ask “Why?”: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines

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Volume XLI, No. 10 | March 21, 2019 Why Ask “Why?”: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines Introduction Critical thinking is valuable when preparing students for academic and economic advancement. Critical thinking is also valuable for intrinsic reasons as part of living a good life. Despite the fact that we are faculty members [...]