Use critical thinking and argumentation in university contexts to improve academic results 2.
Understand the importance and function of critical thinking in academic culture 3.
Here, in the Elements of Thought, we look at Assumptions as beliefs upon which we base the logic of what is being reasoned about.
Assumptions can be Presuppositions, what we accept without proof but believe to be true.
This assumption goes beyond measurable or observable data to examine meanings and relationships.
As such, it is always more open to debate than factual assumptions whichat least in theorycan be proved or disproved by direct observation. Unlike factual and analytical assumptions, which can be defended with evidence and reason, it is almost impossible to assumptions about values is that poor people and people of color should not experience unfair impacts simply because of their socio-economic status.
In this course, you will learn how to develop your Critical Thinking Skills to help you achieve success in your university studies.
After completing this course, you will be able to: 1.
Revising Assumptions discusses four things you can do with your own assumptions.
When we think, we must assume certain things to be true without any real proof that they are. It is important to remember that Point of View also includes Assumptions, but those Assumptions are about world view.