Critical Thinking and Emotions

There are two approaches: critical thinking or intuition and emotions. The matrix of Ethical Lens Environment suggests four different ways of understanding the personality. The analysis of the lens gave the ground to claim that, at some point of view, I prefer rights and responsibility. Therefore, I can use my core values: rationality and autonomy. Rationality helps in reasoning while determining my duties as universal rules that each person should follow. Very often, I value autonomy over equality. The evidence that protection of the other’s rights has no use and is not so precious so can ...

Critical Strategies for Reading

According to the schools of literary criticism that have gradually developed in the 20th and 21st centuries, it is of significance to point out that there are various different critical strategies for reading that aid in understanding language, social sciences, as well as humanities. There are key strategies that are discussed in the book ‘Critical Strategies for Reading’ in The Bedford Introduction to Literature by Michael Meyer which may be listed as formalist, biographical, sociological, historical and psychological strategies. The formalist strategy is more or less different from artistic ...

Critical Assessment of Mearsheimer’s Argument

For more than two centuries, Americans and Chinese people have played a part in each other’s economical, historical and cultural development. In the nineteenth century, during the Gold Rush, many Chinese people migrated to the United States. They helped in the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad. Later, missionaries went to China where they built schools and universities, which are one of the top educational establishments in China today. Seminal events between the two countries strengthened their relationship. They include the establishment of the Republic of China in 1911. It was t ...