Essay Critical Reasoning

write a critical analysis essay that answers two (and only two) of the following prompts or questions:

  1. Describe the differences among inert information, assumptions, and inferences. Describe an assumption that you have made in the past that had important consequences.
  2. What is the difference between activated ignorance and activated knowledge?
  3. Why does critical thinking demand high levels of intellectual autonomy?
  4. Why are concepts, theories, and ideas central to good critical reasoning?

Your essay should include a brief introduction and a conclusion that sums up your ideas.

Requirements:

  • Cite all claims and ideas using scholarly sources. For this assignment, you may use the first person.
  • Include at least one scholarly source that can be one of the required or recommended reading for this course. Or find a credible source in the CSU Global Library (Links to an external site.).
  • Your paper should be 4-5 pages in length (not including the title page and reference page). Format your paper according to the CSU Global Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
  • Include a title and reference page.