Karunungan 2 -- towards Critical, Creative, and Caring Thinking
Among the relevant philosophical concepts which surfaced were critical and creative thinking. These are found in the Article on Education of the 1987 Constitution and we agree that they should be further translated in the preparation of new social studies materials.
"Caring thinking" is a new concept that we learned from UP Dean of Social Sciences and Philosophy Dr. Zosimo Lee, who defined it as one involving empathy and compassion, sympathy and "perspective taking" (putting myself in the place of another), to understand the world from the other's point of view. One is unlikely to make a good ethical judgment in a particular situation without caring thinking. On the other …
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Publication information: Article title: Karunungan 2 -- towards Critical, Creative, and Caring Thinking. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: September 3, 2008. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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