Philosophizing Incognito: Reflections on Encouraging Students of the Life Sciences to Think Critically

TitlePhilosophizing Incognito: Reflections on Encouraging Students of the Life Sciences to Think Critically
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsLewis, S
JournalTeaching Philosophy
Volume28
Pagination237-247
Publication Languageeng
AbstractThis article introduces a method that engages students in self-generated discussions about scientifically recognized but philosophically complex terms such as 'disease' and 'health.' Through these discussions about these words, the students are confronted with the need to develop critical thinking skills without realizing that they are entering into overt philosophical argument.
NotesCover Date: September 2005.Source Info: 28(3), 237-247. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 40-1. Subject: BIOLOGY; DISEASE; EDUCATION; ETHICS; HEALTH. Update Code: 20090226.
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