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Abstract

The material In this paper will be useful to teachers interested In presenting controversial Issues In their classroom. The Worldvlew Approach to Critical Thinking is about teaching students the Interpretive process, which involves learning critical thinking skills by the use of controversial topics. The premise of the approach is that beliefs (worldviews) are an Integral part of the Interpretive process. It involves three major concepts: a) the dividing of science Into two major categories: Empirical and Historical, b) the effects of the worldview on Interpretation, and c) how to evaluate different worldvlews for their validity. Finally, an attitude of openness needs to be a part 01 the classroom atmosphere.

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