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  1. critical thinkingnoun

    The application of logical principles, rigorous standards of evidence, and careful reasoning to the analysis and discussion of claims, beliefs, and issues.

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  1. Critical thinking

    Critical thinking is reflective reasoning about beliefs and actions. It is a way of deciding whether a claim is always true, sometimes true, partly true, or false. Critical thinking can be traced in Western thought to the Socratic method of Ancient Greece and, in the East, to the Buddhist kalama sutta and Abhidharma. Critical thinking is an important component of most professions. It is a part of formal education and is increasingly significant as students progress through university to graduate education, although there is debate among educators about its precise meaning and scope.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of critical thinking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of critical thinking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of critical thinking in a Sentence

  1. Mira Sorvino:

    Primary and especially secondary education is extremely important in preventing trafficking, it allows children to develop critical thinking skills to be able to defend themselves from traffickers and to have the skills that will enable them to have gainful employment to be able to support their families in other ways than being sexually exploited.

  2. Natalie Gonnella-Platts:

    That's a terribly important part of all of this, learning to live together, learning transparency, critical thinking.

  3. Abigail Neely:

    There is a special energy around this, it's designed to transgress the boundaries between disciplines in an effort to do some really deep, sustained critical thinking about some of the most important issues in the country and world at this moment.

  4. Sheldon Neeley:

    That revenue to me, is just not good revenue, it shows a gross lack of critical thinking when we say we want to fight crime and take weapons off the street to be in the chain of circulating weapons back into activity where bad guys may have a second chance of doing something wrong.

  5. Craig Friebolin:

    The most prolific teachers of critical thinking in my lifetime are stand-up comedians

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