Critical Thinking Essay

2911 Words May 17th, 2012 12 Pages

In our lives, there must be a time where we may face problems. Problems will occur if we do not have the right strategy or solution. So, how are we going to solve it? Well, there are no specific solutions that I can explain here but there are some ways that can help us to create the correct and fast solution to solve our problems. One of the ways is to think critically.

Thinking is a good process but thinking alone will not help us to develop our minds. That is when critical thinking may take place. Critical thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally. It includes the ability to engage in reflective and independent thinking. Using critical thinking one makes a decision or solves the problem of judging what to
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He developed his own system of logic known as "Avicennian logic" as an alternative to Aristotelian logic. Then, By the 12th century, Avicennian logic had replaced Aristotelian logic as the dominant system of logic in the Islamic world. When the Latin translations had been done, Avicennian logic was also influential in Europe. He also developed a theory on hypothetical syllogism, which formed the basis of his early risk factor analysis. Not just that, he also contributed in the development of inductive logic which made him the first to describe the methods of agreement, difference and concomitant variation.

Ibn Sina had engaged with al-Biruni in a written debate. Al- Biruni mainly criticized about Aristotelian natural philosophy and the Peripatetic school, while Avicenna responds to Al- Biruni’s criticisms in writing. (Avicenna-wikipedia, 2008)

His major contribution to medicine field was his book called al-Qanun, known as the "Canon" in the West. The Qanun fi al-Tibb is an immense encyclopaedia of medicine. He has surveyed medical knowledge from the ancient and Muslim resources. The book has remained supreme for six centuries. It shows that Ibn Sina has done a lot of extensive research from time to time to gather his knowledge and important details about

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