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Critical Thinking and Social Justice

1. Give a summary of the benefits, challenges, and implications of applying critical thinking skills to social justice issues in general.
2. Include at least one example of an individual other than Mandela who is using or has used critical thinking skills to further social justice.

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(1) Give a summary of the benefits, challenges, and implications of applying critical thinking skills to social justice issues in general.

Critical thinking is a higher order thinking skill which consists of evaluating, interpreting, analyzing, and making inferences as well as an explanation of evidence, upon which judgments are made (Helsdingen, van Gog, & Merriƫnboer, J, (2011)). Critical thinking is a higher order thinking skill which consists of evaluating, interpreting, analyzing, and making inferences as well as an explanation of evidence, upon which judgments are made (Helsdingen, van Gog, & Merriƫnboer, J, (2011)). The research also shows that a relationship exists between critical thinking and social change based on the differences between social interpretation and social action. For instance, individual social behavior can be interpreted with social models between critical thinking and social change in the exchange of ideas and the integration of engagement tools of reflective thought .Reflective thinking is ...

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This solution provides a summary of the benefits, challenges, and implications of applying critical thinking skills and social justice issues.

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