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She directed the primary wing of the Nuffield funded project, ‘Improving Learning: The Pupil’s Agenda’, and was Director of the Ofsted funded research project, ‘Sustaining Pupils’ Progress at Year 3’.Chi-Ming Lam is a Ph D candidate in philosophy of education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong.His research interests include the vi Notes on Contributors philosophy of Karl Popper, critical thinking, and philosophy for children.Duck-Joo Kwak is Assistant Professor at Konkuk University in Seoul, Korea.As co-editor of Korean Philosophy of Education, her research interests are in ethics, philosophy of education, and teacher education.If you own the copyright to this book and it is wrongfully on our website, we offer a simple DMCA procedure to remove your content from our site. Report copyright / DMCA form Critical Thinking and Learning Edited by Mark Mason Critical Thinking and Learning. ISBN: 978-1-405-18107-5 Chapters © 2008 by the Authors Book Compilation © 2008 Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia BLACKWELL PUBLISHING 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-5020, USA 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK 550 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia The right of Mark Mason to be identified as the author of the editorial material in this work has been asserted in accordance with the UK Copyright, Designs, and Patents Act 1988. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, except as permitted by the UK Copyright, Designs, and Patents Act 1988, without the prior permission of the publisher. For further information on Blackwell Publishing, visit our website at Notes on Contributors 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 v Preface and acknowledgements M A. ‘Western’ and ‘Confucian’ concepts of scholarship and learning J R & K L 65 Learning, Empowerment and Judgement M L 79 Is Popper’s Falsificationist Heuristic a Helpful Resource for Developing Critical Thinking?Designations used by companies to distinguish their products are often claimed as trademarks. P ix Critical Thinking and Learning M M 1 Kinds of Thinking, Styles of Reasoning M A. C-M L Critical Thinking as a Source of Respect for Persons: A critique C D 109 Re-conceptualizing Critical Thinking for Moral Education in Culturally Plural Societies D-J K 120 Index 131 Notes on Contributors Original Educational EPAT 0013-1857 XXX Notes © 2007 on Philosophy Articles Contributors Philosophy of Ltd Education and Theory Society of Australasia Blackwell Oxford, UK Publishing Ho Mun Chan is Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Public and Social Administration at the City University of Hong Kong.This chapter considers the response that a nonformal education project in India offers to balance this conflict between global and national interests on one hand and local needs on the other: the Barefoot College’s Solar Night Schools Program.An investigation involving site visits, interviews, and bibliographical research identified the importance for education of drawing on local knowledge and resources, in the context of local conditions, in the pursuit of the act’s goals of universal, equitable, and quality education for all.Using insights from the book, this final chapter begins with a discussion of models for comparative education research.It then makes some remarks about emphases, before concluding with comments about the insights than can be gained from comparative approaches and methods in educational research.