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Jay asserts: "Critical theory challenges students to think open-mindedly in the context of divergent points of view about their core beliefs, to rethink and reevaluate their values, and to entertain different ways of thinking about how meaning is produced" (28).
Constructive controversy suggests that discussing opposing views open-mindedly is crucial for making cooperative situations productive and enhancing (Tjosvold, 2008b).
The author concludes by promoting that psychotherapists search open-mindedly for better approaches to the ethical questions that therapy poses, and that this search should unite therapists of differing ethical beliefs.
Good critical thinkers clearly formulate vital questions and problems, gather and assess relevant information, come to well-reasoned conclusions, test their conclusions against relevant criteria and standards, think open-mindedly, communicate effectively, and are self-directed and self-disciplined (Browne & Freeman, 2000; Elder & Paul, 2002).
I'm fully prepared to admit there are other directors out there whose films have a certain merit, and everyone is entitled to their own view on the subject, but if anyone were to argue the point with me I would, as open-mindedly as I could, simply say you're wrong, wrong, WRONG
I came to this conclusion by open-mindedly listening to everything my mate told me about him.
Lawrence's sophistication in narrative method is reflected in Birkin, who bears some of the author's values but at the same time open-mindedly seeks new meanings and modes of existence.
2) By concentrating on criticism rather than engaging more open-mindedly with his reviewers, Evans has set a tone that precludes the genuine debate that he says is needed.
Rather, it open-mindedly accepts human error and works toward preventing such errors in the future.
The SDLP must think positively and open-mindedly on this.
They have largely eschewed wasteful intellectual sectarianism in order open-mindedly to reassess the interpretive and communicative possibilities.