Philosophical Implications of Dual Process Theory

Guy Axtell
Radford University
A further exploration of philosophical implications of ecological rationality and dual-process theories. Topics include the reasons-responsiveness of automaticity and heuristic/T1 processing; DPT as a response to epistemic situationism; implications for character epistemology of substantial individual differences shown in T2 critical reasoning dispositions; and connections to work on more effective pedagogy for developing critical reasoning skills and dispositions.
Keywords ecological rationality  dual-process theory  epistemic situationism  automaticity theory  epistemic paternalism  critical thinking pedagogy  epistemic strategies  heuristic reasoning
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