Learning to think critically

GK Missions & Responsibilities, Teaching & Learning

Lino Guzzella, ETHZ

Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous.
(Confucian Analects, Wei zheng [Ho Peng Yoke, 2012])

Confucius explains to his students and scholars his ideas about how togain knowledge. In doing so, he continues, “… shall I teach you whatknowledge is? When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing to allow that you do not know it — this is knowledge.” (Ho Peng Yoke, 2012)


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