The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education

  • Editors
  • Martin Davies
  • Ronald Barnett

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Martin Davies, Ronald Barnett
      Pages 1-25
  3. What Is Critical Thinking in Higher Education?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-29
    2. Robert H. Ennis
      Pages 31-47
    3. Ronald Barnett
      Pages 63-76
  4. Teaching Critical Thinking

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-91
    2. Keith Thomas, Beatrice Lok
      Pages 93-105
    3. Sharon Bailin, Mark Battersby
      Pages 123-138
    4. Stephen M. Llano
      Pages 139-151
    5. Milton W. Wendland, Chris Robinson, Peter A. Williams
      Pages 153-168
  5. Incorporating Critical Thinking in the Curriculum

  6. Critical Thinking and Culture

  7. Critical Thinking and the Cognitive Sciences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 369-371
    2. Jason M. Lodge, Erin O’Connor, Rhonda Shaw, Lorelle Burton
      Pages 391-407
  8. Critical Thinking and the Professions

  9. Social Perspectives on Critical Thinking

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 525-528
    2. Elmarie Costandius, Margaret Blackie, Brenda Leibowitz, Ian Nell, Rhoda Malgas, Sophia Olivia Rosochacki et al.
      Pages 545-558
    3. Stephen Cowden, Gurnam Singh
      Pages 559-572
    4. Eszter Szenes, Namala Tilakaratna, Karl Maton
      Pages 573-591
    5. Monique Volman, Geert ten Dam
      Pages 593-603
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 605-636

About this book


The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Thinking in Higher Education provides a single compendium on the nature, function, and applications of critical thinking. This book brings together the work of top researchers on critical thinking worldwide, covering questions of definition, pedagogy, curriculum, assessment, research, policy, and application.


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