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Chapter 14. The Power and Limits of Prof... > Assessing A Profession or a Professi...

Assessing A Profession or a Professional Conclusion: Matters of Fact, Matters of Opinion, Matters of Judgment

To effectively assess thinking within a discipline, it is important to become proficient in distinguishing three kinds of questions:

  1. Those for which it is possible to achieve a definite, verifiable answer;

  2. Those for which all answers are matters of personal preference;

  3. Those for which reasoned judgment is essential and wherein proposed, conflicting, and reasonable answers must be evaluated to determine which are stronger and which weaker, as responses to the question.


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