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    What are the intellectual standards of critical thinking? How can we use these intellectual standards to assess our own reasoning? For this question, first list and explain the intellectual standards for critical thinking, and then explain how each element of reason can be evaluated according to one or more of the intellectual standards.

    Define egocentric thinking. What are the emotional responses to unsuccessful egocentric thinking?

    How can the elements of reasoning help us overcome egocentric thinking?

    List and explain the elements of reasoning. In what ways are the elements of reasoning sometimes confused with other domains of thinking? Provide at least three detailed examples.

    Define socio-centric thinking as a pathology. Give one contemporary, real world example of socio-centric thinking and its results.

    How can we use our critical thinking skills to combat socio-centric thinking while remaining active members of society?

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    What are the intellectual standards of critical thinking? How can we use these intellectual standards to assess our own reasoning? For this question, first list and explain the intellectual standards for critical thinking, and then explain how each element of reason can be evaluated according to one or more of the intellectual standards.

    The intellectual standards of critical thinking entail clarity, accuracy, precision, relevance, depth, breadth, logic, fairness. Clarity is predicated upon clearly elucidating upon your reasoning to provide clear and concise explanations for why (you) believe in your reasoning while accuracy requires intellectual commitment to checks and balances wherein (you) must provide information on how your reasoning can be checked by providing information on where your reasoning can be checked. Precision is similar to clarity in regard to providing the most precise detail through specificity. Relevance is placated upon ensuring that your reasoning is in accordance with the subject or issue being discussed, and depth requires the person to ensure that their reasoning addresses all areas of any subject. Breadth requires the person to consider other points of view while logic requires the reasoning to be rooted in realistic variables that are capable of being reasonably construed as truthful instead of bombastic boasts not based in reality. Fairness is associated with taking an objective viewpoint that doesn't exhibit bias against other opinions because of a vested personal interest ...

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    The expert examines intellectual standards of critical thinking. The intellectual standards for critical thinking are explained for each element of reasoning.

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