What attributes are associated with being a fair-minded thinker? How do the intellectual traits assist in this process? (Paul & Elder, 1998)? You may refer to the article, Critical Thinking: Developing Intellectual Traits (Links to an external site.), to help formulate your response.
Paul and Elder (2013) argued that the intellectual standards provide structure for critical thinking. Which of these standards is most difficult for you? Why?
Paul and Elder (2013) argued that the elements of reason are a central part of understanding the how and why of ones thinking. Which of these elements do you need to explore in more depth?