Perspective-dependence and Critical Thinking

  title={Perspective-dependence and Critical Thinking},
  author={Henrik Bohlin},
Recent theories of critical thinking have stressed the importance of taking into consideration in critical enquiry the perspectives, or presuppositions, of both the speaker whose statements are under scrutiny and the critic himself. The purpose of the paper is to explore this idea from an epistemological (rather than a pedagogical or psychological) point of view. The problem is first placed within the general context of critical thinking theory. Three types of perspective-dependence are then… Expand
9 Citations
Intuitvely Assessed Reasonableness as a Criterion of Validity in Empathetic Understanding
  • 2