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Fair-Minded Qualities

After reading this week’s lectures on the qualities of a Fair-Minded Thinker, select one quality you feel you possess and describe how you embody this quality.

Next, select two qualities you feel you need to improve upon.

Using the five step decision making process outlined below, create a plan of action to improve in those areas. Please be sure to outline the specific steps you’ll take to overcome any obstacles you face.

Your completed assignment should be written primarily in first person and should be 500-750 words in length. If you use sources in your writing, be sure to identify them. If you use any direct language from a source, be sure to place those words in quotation marks.

Decision Making Process

  • Step One: As clearly as possible, define the decision you are faced with.
  • Step Two: Consider each possible choice you have for resolving the issue.
  • Step Three: Gather as much relevant information as time allows, and identify the pros and cons of each of the choices you have to solve your issue.
  • Step Four: Based on your list of pros and cons, choose the best method for resolving the issue.
  • Step Five: Construct a plan of action to implement your method (be sure to leave yourself enough flexibility to make adjustments as necessary).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO COMPLETE ASSIGNMENT:

Characteristics of Fair-Minded Thinkers:

  1. Intellectual autonomy
  2. Intellectual courage
  3. Intellectual empathy
  4. Intellectual humility
  5. Intellectual integrity
  6. Intellectual perseverance
  7. Intellectual sense of justice
  8. Intellectual confidence in reason

Fair-Minded Thinking

As you better understand each of these characteristics fill in the table with descriptive words:

Humility

Being aware of our own faults

Courage

Facing challenges head on:

Empathy

Understanding other people’s viewpoint

Integrity

Holding yourself to the same standards you hold others

Perseverance

Working through challenges despite obstacles

Confidence in reason

Respecting the evidence and other’s viewpoints

Autonomy

Value independence in other people’s thinking

Sense of justice

Fairness

http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/glossary-of-critical-thinking-terms/496


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Intellectual sense of justice
After reading the lectures for this week on the qualities of a fair-minded thinker, I have come to
realize that I possess the quality of intellectual sense of justice. This quality is associated with the
feeling that one gets after realizing that something is either fair or unfair. Personally, I put a lot
of emphasis on being fair to everyone that I find myself dealing with. I ensure that I treat
everyone fairly regardless of their social status, financial status, gander, race or anything else that
could come in the way of executing fairness. The reason as to why I embrace fairness in all my
dealings is that, personally I do not like to be treated unfairly or discriminated against. When I
realize that someone has treated me unjustly, I become very cross with them. Th...

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