CRITICAL THINKING:

Basic Characteristics (Distinctions)

The Perfections of Thought (To Attain)

Clarity

Precision

Specificity - Accuracy

Relevance

Consistency - Logicalness

Depth - Completeness

Significance - Fairness

Adequacy (of Purpose)

R. Paul: "To think critically entails thinking about your thinking while you are thinking."

Ref: Richard Paul, "Critical Thinking," (1990)


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