The Role Of Critical Thinking In Education

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What are human beings? What is our purpose in life? These are some of the questions that come to our minds as human beings. How do we begin to understand these thoughts? As self-conscience individuals, we turn to philosophy to help comprehend these questions. One may ask themselves what is philosophy? Three words to sum up philosophy, Love of Wisdom. Philosophy takes our curious minds to answer abstract questions. Philosophy can not only play a role in school, but it can also benefit lives of those who take a course of the long journey of philosophy. It can help expand our way of thinking about our surroundings and life itself.
One of the many qualities Philosophy offers us to help understand the world around us is Critical Thinking. Critical
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Now understanding critical thinking it is important to philosophy and in the real life because it consists of thinking about the ordinary and the unordinary. It involves thinking about all the circumstances and its different outcomes. Later in philosophy and its critical thinking component will introduce an abstract way of trying to connect with people.
Truth is a difficult concept to try to analyze. However, philosophy adopted varies perspectives of looking at truth. Before understanding truth, we must understand the building blocks that makes up a truth "true". One must have a belief that is justified and true. A belief is a personal stance. A belief being justified is simply having evidence to support your belief. Lastly, there is two types of truth. There is subjective truth, a personal interpretation, and objective truth, being true for
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However one must first identify their beliefs and question them. Questioning one owns beliefs help us learn the flaws within ourselves. As independent thinking individuals, one of our flaws is that each one of us think our beliefs are correct. This leads to multiple truths but by supporting these truths with evidence can help eliminate some of those "truths". Through experiences, we learn about ourselves and of others creating awareness which can lead to "truth". However, truth can be different to everyone based on its context. Nonetheless, truth through enlightenment begins with questioning our own beliefs that can lead us to seek the evidence for our

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