Browne, M. N., & Keeley, S.M. (2010). Asking the right questions: A guide to critical thinking (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.
Asking the Right Questions-11 Step Analysis
“I know it’s good to be a critical thinker and to be able to ask lots of good questions, but I don’t know what questions to ask or how to ask them.” (Browne & Keeley, 2011) In our text “Asking the Right Questions: A Guide to Critical Thinking (10th Ed.) The authors explore the benefits and necessity for critical thinking as it relates to the process of asking the right questions to make an informed decision and conclusion to an argument. The authors Browne and Keeley (2011) give two different approaches that can be taken in …show more content…
IV. What are the Value and Descriptive Assumptions?
Value assumption is an implicit preference for one value over another in a particular context while descriptive assumption is as an unstated belief about how the world was, is, or will become (Browne & Keeley, 2011). The first assumption given is that if the proposal is accepted it will set the stage for the government to try and decrease employee wages in the future. The first assumption implied by the second reason is that by accepting the proposal many of the union employees are going to end up displaced