Conference System Approaches
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Conference System Approaches
University of Economics, Prague

IMPORTANCE OF KNOWLEDGE FOR CRITICAL THINKING

AUTHOSR: doc. Ing. Zdislav EXNAR, CSc., Ing. Mária PÁLUŠOVÁ, PhD. (Žilinská univerzita v Žiline, Elektrotechnická fakulta, Inštitút Aurela Stodolu)

ABSTRACT:
Critical thinking can be considered as principled approach to create own attitudes and opinions. It turns out that receiving information passively without their analysis does not allow in the current information environment to create own opinion independent of external influences. It turns out that receiving information passively without their analysis does not allow own opinions to be created independent of external influences in the current information environment. Critical and systems thinking in human life has fundamental importance in creating new values. This paper points to the fact that the person who does not have wide knowledge base, fails in the decision making (inaccuracies) or creates faulty conclusions. A significant influence has critical thinking in relation to tackling the particular situation. In the process of finding the optimal solution is necessary to use analysis skills and their appropriate combination to create new solutions. Significant position in the process of developing knowledge has education. One of the pillars of education is educational system, which must allow students to obtain both general and professional knowledge. A student who obtained wide overview has the potential to make the right decisions, be creative. Creative acts require a creative personality.

KEY WORDS: Critical thinking, knowledge, education

DOI: 10.18267/pr.2015.pav.2125.7

FULLTEXT: IMPORTANCE OF KNOWLEDGE FOR CRITICAL THINKING – DOC. ING. ZDISLAV EXNAR, CSC., ING. MÁRIA PÁLUŠOVÁ, PHD.

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