Fair-minded people employ clear and sensible thinking. They examine both sides of an issue before forming an opinion. Fair-minded people make impartial judgments, free from personal bias. They disclose any bias before offering an opinion.
Translate this page from English Print Page Change Text Size: They need to be able to identify the "parts" of thinking, and they need to be able to assess use of these parts of thinking, as follows: What follows are some guidelines helpful to students as they work toward developing their reasoning abilities: Take time to clearly and precisely state the question at issue Express the question in several ways to clarify its meaning and scope Break the question into sub questions Identify if the question has one right answer, is a matter of opinion, or requires reasoning from more than one point of view All reasoning is based on ASSUMPTIONS: Restrict your claims to those supported by the data you have Search for information that opposes your position as well as information that supports it Make sure that all information used is clear, accurate, and relevant to the question at issue Make sure you have gathered sufficient information All reasoning is expressed through, and shaped by, CONCEPTS and IDEAS: Trace the implications and consequences that follow from your reasoning Search for negative as well as positive implications Consider all possible consequences.having a consciousness of the need to face and fairly address ideas, beliefs, or viewpoints toward which one has strong negative emotions and to which one has not given a serious hearing.
Chapter One Become a Fair-minded Thinker In the first chapter, we emphasize the importance of fairmindedness, the basis of what we call “strong sense” critical thinking. Life Path Numbers by Michael McClain The Life Path is the sum of the birth date.
This number represents who you are at birth and the native traits that you will carry with you through life. List of characteristics of strong critical thinkers based on APA Delphi Expert Consensus Definition Advancing Thinking Worldwide concern to become and remain well-informed flexibility in considering alternatives and opinions; understanding of the opinions of other people; fair-mindedness in appraising reasoning; honesty in facing one.
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Add the God Principle in our daily lives (1). Gods and Demons (2). Two Goats (3). Da-da-da(4). From Brhadaranyaka Upanisad. Characteristics of a Fair-Minded Thinker. Look up the definitions listed below. This is natural, but identifying these will help you become the type of thinker you want to become: Characteristics of Fair-Minded Thinkers: 1.
Intellectual autonomy. 2. Intellectual courage.
3. Intellectual empathy.