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Critical Thinking (4,786 Books)


Critical thinking is the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action. In its exemplary form, it is based on universal intellectual values that transcend subject matter divisions: clarity, accuracy, precision, consistency, relevance, sound evidence, good reasons, depth, breadth, and fairness.

 
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Freedom of the Will

By: Jonathan Edwards

Religious Publication

Excerpt: It may possibly be thought, that there is no great need of going about to define or describe the Will; this word being generally as well understood as any other words we can use to explain it: and so perhaps it would be, had not philosophers, metaphysicians, and polemic divines, brought the matter into obscurity by the things they have said of it. But since it is so, I think it may be of some use, and will tend to greater clearness in The following discourse, to...

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Freedom of the Will

By: Jonathan Edwards

Religion and Christian Theology Collection

Excerpt: It may possibly be thought, that there is no great need of going about to define or describe the Will; this word being generally as well understood as any other words we can use to explain it: and so perhaps it would be, had not philosophers, metaphysicians, and polemic divines, brought the matter into obscurity by the things they have said of it. But since it is so, I think it may be of some use, and will tend to greater clearness in The following discourse, to...

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The Bab Ballads - Part 5

By: Various

Poetry

Excerpt: The Periwinkle Girl // I've often thought that headstrong youths // Of decent education, // Determine all-important truths, // With strange precipitation. // The ever-ready victims they, // Of logical illusions, // And in a self-assertive way // They jump at strange conclusions. // Now take my case: Ere sorrow could // My ample forehead wrinkle, // I had determined that I should // Not care to be a winkle. // A winkle, I would oft advance // With readiness provo...

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Information Technology at Attachment Interface for Disk Drives

Technical Reference Publication

Foreword: (This foreword is not part of American National Standard X3.221- 199x.) This standard defines the AT Attachment Interface. This standard defines an integrated bus interface between disk drives and host processors. It provides a common point of attachment for systems manufacturers, system integrators, and suppliers of intelligent peripherals.

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Speaking Effectively: A Guide for Air Force Speakers

By: Dr. John A. Kline
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Vplx Program Documentation Volume 1: Introduction

By: Robert E. Fay

Statistical Reference Document

Excerpt: History. This documentation describes VPLX, a general program for variance estimation from complex samples. VPLX was begun in 1989. The initial and continuing objective is to develop a general purpose program for the analysis of survey data generally and Census Bureau products specifically. The program has been used for a number of purposes at the Census Bureau. It is the production system for the variance calculations for the Current Population Survey (CPS), th...

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World Health Organization Publication : Year 2004 ; Issue 92415916...

By: World Health Organization

Medical Reference Publication

Countries face the challenge of translating these commitments into practical programmes, including a range of comprehensive interventions to address HIV transmission related to injecting drug use. Although a huge body of scientific literature details the effectiveness of interventions, public health professionals often experience difficulties in accessing and interpreting this knowledge base.

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