Clear Thinking by R. W. Jepson

Posted by

By R. W. Jepson

Show description

Read or Download Clear Thinking PDF

Similar educational psychology books

Problems in Paediatrics

This publication has been written with basic practitioners basically in view, describing universal paediatric stipulations that found in the outpatient clinics and people who require admission to medical institution. The ebook is neither a textbook of paediatrics nor a guide yet is aimed to supply guidance for the extra regular stipulations.

Kinder- und Jugendarmut in Deutschland

Noch bis zum Ende der siebziger Jahre wurde in vielen westlichen Industriestaaten von der Vorstellung ausgegangen, Kinder- und Jugendarmut sei ausschließlich ein Phänomen, das in den sogenannten Entwicklungsländern vorkomme. Erst heute setzt sich die Erkenntnis durch, dass auch in Deutschland ein Armutsproblem besteht - mit weitreichenden Folgen für die betroffenen Kinder und Jugendlichen.

Hacia una logica de las significaciones

Este volumen constituye l. a. última obra escrita por Jean Piaget. Elilustre epistemólogo y psicólogo suizo aborda en este texto, fruto de los angeles colaboración con Rolando García, un problema basic concerniente a l. a. génesis de las relaciones lógicas.

Learning Path Construction in e-Learning: What to Learn, How to Learn, and How to Improve

This e-book specializes in constructing equipment for developing studying paths when it comes to “learning assets” (learning contents), “learning techniques” (learning method), and “learning caliber” (learning functionality) to aid studying. This booklet defines assorted instructing ways for studying actions and organizes them right into a studying direction which shows the training series.

Extra info for Clear Thinking

Example text

So there is a proper sphere for metaphor; metaphors add to the attractiveness of style in writing, if they are apt and fresh, and they often will help us to make difficult points clear; but they are out of place where scientific accuracy is required. Always use them with care; avoid trite and hackneyed metaphors, whose edge has been dulled and whose point has been blunted by constant use—they are the most dangerous. The more familiar a metaphor, the more suspect it is, and the more likely you are to have forgotten that it is a metaphor.

A democrat then was one who made a direct appeal to the mass of the poor. As late as 1866 Gladstone, when supporting proposals to enfranchise the upper ranks of the working class, was at pains to discourage the notion that such an extension of the electorate was democratic, assuming that to his audience the word would call up pictures of mob rule. " As regards its present ' meaning,' this is what Mr Stuart Chase says in his book The Tyranny of Words: "The concept 'Democracy' may have useful meaning in a given context with severely limited characteristics, but it has no fixed and absolute meaning.

Similarly with rights: when people use the term they may mean rights enforceable at law or they may merely be referring to privileges they think they ought to have. There are moral rights and legal rights. ' And what does the latter term mean? The right to exist, or the right to a livelihood, or a right to be maintained at the expense of the community? , their exact meaning is dependent upon circumstances, or upon the person who uses them, or on the context in which they are used. , the person using them gives them a special significance favourable to his contention.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.99 of 5 – based on 37 votes