Chapter 2 READING
Critical thinking is purposeful, deliberate and self-regulatory and that arrives at
judgments based on well-defined criteria and evidence.
- Make up one of the three core skill sets (alongside research and
Characteristics and Habits of a Critical Thinker:
- Independence of Mind
- Intellectual Curiosity
- Intellectual Courage
- Intellectual Humility
- Intellectual Empathy
- Intellectual Perseverance
- Reflexive Disposition
The sociological perspective gives us the best possible perspective on the
complexity of social life, its history and future.
- Social perspective requires us to examine and question taken for granted