Critical thinking

1. Match the explanation with the appropriate Key Term



2. Purpose





  Point of view





















  Intellectual relativity


A. General categories or ideas that humans use to interpret and classify the information that comes into their thinking
B. Data, facts, and observations that are used by human reason to understand its reality
C. The goal of objective of thinking
D. The frame of reference, perspective, or worldview that underlies one’s reasoning
E. Thinking that demonstrates consideration of alternative points of view
F. A step of the mind whereby someone concludes that something is true based on something else being true or seeming to be true
G. Gateway intellectual standard that determines whether a statement is accurate or relevant
H. Combination of thoughts that are mutually supporting and make sense in combination
I. The idea that nothing can be proven to be true
J. Those things that humans take for granted based on their past experiential knowledge




Question 7

1. Define inference and assumption, and then explain the relationship between the two. Provide two examples of inferences that you made from assumptions that you have.


Your response should be at least 75 words in length


Question 8

1. Describe two intellectual standards, and give examples of each from your own life.


Your response should be at least 75 words in length.


Question 9

1. Describe the movement of the person in Plato’s allegory of the cave. Be very specific about the various stages in this movement, and then please explain how this allegory relates to at least two intellectual standards. Your response should be at least 200 words in length.


Discussion Board Question-150 WORDS


Describe the primary point of view that you use to guide your thinking. What are the strengths and weaknesses of your view? In addition, describe a time when you, someone you know, or someone from a story you have seen experienced activated ignorance. What was the event, and how did that person display activated ignorance? Your explanations should have reasons that support them and that make use of the concepts in the textbook.