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Pomp In Circumstance: Paradox, Oppositions, Metaphors And Philosophy In The Context Of Adult Basic Education, Matt Puma Dec 2004

Pomp In Circumstance: Paradox, Oppositions, Metaphors And Philosophy In The Context Of Adult Basic Education, Matt Puma

Critical and Creative Thinking Capstones Collection

The ability to think fluidly with a variety of oppositional forms is essential to both critical and creative thinking. Loaded oppositions such as science vs. humanities, reason vs. emotion, male vs. female and good vs. evil become hindrances to thought when they are held too rigidly as dichotomies. Learning to work with the rich flow of oppositions involves patient exploration and an openness to the emergence of paradoxical truths rooted in the opposition. However, paradoxical thinking is not the only method for flexing fixed oppositions; there are many other types of "moves" that one can make when thinking creatively with ...


The Academic Workplace (Spring 2004): Class In The Academy, New England Resource Center For Higher Education At The University Of Massachusetts Boston, Susan E. Borrego, Sharon Singleton, James A. Stakenas Apr 2004

The Academic Workplace (Spring 2004): Class In The Academy, New England Resource Center For Higher Education At The University Of Massachusetts Boston, Susan E. Borrego, Sharon Singleton, James A. Stakenas

The Academic Workplace

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