Essay on PHI 103 Grade Details

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Question 1.
Question :
According to Paul and Elder, well-cultivated thinkers have the following attributes:

Student Answer:

They question minimally

They find information that coincides with their own positions

They are quick to judge and hold to their opinions

They struggle in communicating their idea to people they find ignorant

None of the above Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in the “Defining Critical Thinking” page found here: http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/defining-critical-thinking/410

Points Received:
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Question 2.
Question :
Behind the “veil of color” DuBois claims that, although whites and blacks interacted in specific ways in day to day life in the South, they never:

Student Answer:

Really cared about one another

Shared trade skills with one another

Were able to interact in business transactions and labor

Were able to create a community of intellectual life and racial sympathy

None of the above Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in “Of the Sons of Master and Man” by W.E.b. DuBois.

Points Received:
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Question 3.
Question :
The theme of DuBois’ essay is best captured by which of the following statements

Student Answer:

The color line is a way of life in the South that will never end

The South is afflicted with prejudice and injustice

Being released from slavery was a difficult transition for African Americans

The South could be better if the government would help

Healing can only occur between white and black communities when they work together to strengthen and enfranchise all member of society. Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in “Of the Sons of Master and Man” by W.E.b. DuBois.

Points Received:
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Question 4.
Question :
Fallibility is the idea that:

Student Answer:

Our beliefs might be wrong

Our beliefs are subject to revision

Our beliefs are held without evidence

a and b

a and c Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found from the “Open-Minded Inquiry” page found here: http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/open-minded-inquiry/579

Points Received:
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Question 5.
Question :
The components of critical thinking include:

Student Answer:

A set of skill that one can use to generate and evaluate beliefs

A set of beliefs that have been gathered from family and friends

The habit of using thinking to guide behavior

a and b

a and c Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in the “Defining Critical Thinking” page found here: http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/defining-critical-thinking/410

Points Received:
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Question 6.
Question :
This is the term for presentation of an idea through one-sided and emotional rhetoric:

Student Answer:

Tolerance

Relativism

Propaganda

Television

Open-mindedness Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found from the “Open-Minded Inquiry” page found here: http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/open-minded-inquiry/579

Points Received:
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Question 7.
Question :
DuBois claims that this occurs when the stronger members in society do not protect the weaker members:

Student Answer:

The weaker members revolt

The weaker members can be taken advantage of by swindlers

The stronger members feel pity

The government ought to step in and help

None of the above

Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in “Of the Sons of Master and Man” by W.E.b. DuBois.

Points Received:
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Question 8.
Question :
This is the main question that DuBois wants to examine in this essay

Student Answer:

What is the meaning of race?

How have African-Americans been treated in the past?

What lies ahead for America in the future?

What are the relations between…