Chinese Studies on Informal Logic and Critical Thinking

An Overview

Authors

  • WU Hongzhi Yan'an University, China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/as.2022.10.2.163-186

Keywords:

informal logic, critical thinking, fallacies, arguments

Abstract

This article traces the developmental trajectory of informal logic and critical thinking in mainland China. It surveys the current developmental situation relating to their curricula, the establishment of teaching material, translations of leading works in these fields, academic writings, dissertations, research organizations and so on. Furthermore, the present article particularly aims to cast some light on the important shifts of research trends in informal logic and critical thinking, from those being introduced from outside to those moving in the opposite direction. Finally, it will also address the currently existing inadequacies and expectations for the future development of these fields of study in China.

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Published

09.05.2022

How to Cite

Wu, H. (2022). Chinese Studies on Informal Logic and Critical Thinking: An Overview. Asian Studies, 10(2), 163–186. https://doi.org/10.4312/as.2022.10.2.163-186

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