Affirmative Action and Higher Education
According to my reading from the article of Nancy Canton I have determined that critical thinking was implemented. She used a lot of things about critical thinking, which were allocated from the text. She strongly expresses her opinion throughout the article to allow the reader to understand her points of view. They were also some valid points made as well to give more incite as to the things being expressed in the article. Nancy used two valid points of critical thinking opinions and logic two parts of critical thinking. The following will come from the text of (Think Critical Thinking and Logic skills for everyday life pg.4). Critical thinking a collection of skills we use every day that are necessary for our full intellectual and personal development. Logic the study of the methods and principles used to distinguish correct or good arguments from poor arguments. Opinion a belief solely on personal feelings rather than on reasons or facts. I included these definitions because these are the thing she used in her article, which determined my decision to say critical thinking was used in the article. When writing or speaking you must implement critical thinking no one wants to listen to just your views on the topic at hand. If there is no logic behind any of the opinions given then what is left to make a person understand the things being said. Also if you have no analytical skills to analyze what you are preparing to say if you can’t analyze it for yourself how could anyone else. Analytical skills are important in recognizing and evaluating other people’s arguments so that you are not taken by faulty reasoning (Think Critical Thinking and Logic skills for everyday life pg.7). Another point for the author and reader too understand.
In this article Nancy Canton embarks on a lot of past educational law suits which are very informative in her argument about affirmative action in Michigan. She even goes as far as point...
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