Teaching Modeling in Critical Thinking

Teaching Philosophy 33 (2):123-147 (2010)
Abstract
Scientific reasoning has long been an integral part of critical thinking taxonomies. In practice, however, it is frequently limited to induction, hypothesis testing and experimental design, thereby neglecting the central importance of modeling to contemporary scientific reasoning. In this paper, I wish to establish that this neglect undermines the possibility of critical engagement with the public discourse surrounding scientific reasoning. As a step towards rectifying that disconnect, I present one resource that I have developed to teach modeling in an introductory critical thinking course
Keywords Teaching Philosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 0145-5788
DOI 10.5840/teachphil201033214
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 26,178
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Thinking Critically About Critical Thinking.Jennifer Wilson Mulnix - 2010 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 44 (5):464-479.
Critical Thinking.Robert Ennis - 1991 - Teaching Philosophy 14 (1):4-18.
Taking Motivation Seriously.Kevin Zanelotti - 2006 - Teaching Philosophy 29 (3):245-253.
The Vocabulary of Critical Thinking.Phil Washburn - 2009 - Oxford University Press.
Faculty as Critical Thinkers.Claire Phillips & Susan Green - 2011 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 26 (2):44-50.
Thinking Critically as an Examination of Thoughts.Kanit Sirichan - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 37:259-266.

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2011-01-09

Total downloads

27 ( #185,467 of 2,153,589 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

8 ( #90,536 of 2,153,589 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums