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Product Description: The skills of ‘critical thinking’ occupy a contentious place in debates on education. It is of course widely recognised that education must consist of more than an unreasoning accumulation of facts and skills, and that modern society demands a highly-developed critical awareness to cope with its ever-increasing complexities...read more

Hardcover:

9781138206854 | Routledge, September 15, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: The skills of ‘critical thinking’ occupy a contentious place in debates on education.
9780312175078 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 1, 1981, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The skills of ‘critical thinking’ occupy a contentious place in debates on education.

Paperback:

9780312175085 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 1, 1984, cover price $10.95 | also contains Cowboy Boots and Unadulterated Pleasures | About this edition: The skills of ‘critical thinking’ occupy a contentious place in debates on education.

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Product Description: This book, first published in 1990, takes a critical look at the major assumptions which support critical thinking programs and discovers many unresolved questions which threaten their viability. John McPeck argues that some of these assumptions are incoherent or run counter to common sense, while others are unsupported by the available empirical evidence...read more

Hardcover:

9781138695610 | Routledge, September 15, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This book, first published in 1990, takes a critical look at the major assumptions which support critical thinking programs and discovers many unresolved questions which threaten their viability.
9780415902250 | Routledge, May 1, 1990, cover price $48.00 | also contains Harry's Big Day at the Dentist | About this edition: The idea that students can be taught a set of skills which will enable them to tackle any intellectual problem with confidence and success is an increasingly popular one, but little work has been done on its theoretical foundations.

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