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第三类：Method of inquiry or development of a field （共12题，其中3题重复）
Claim: The best way to understand the character of a society is to examine the character of the men and women that the society chooses as its heroes or its role models.
Reason: Heroes and role models reveal a society's highest ideals.
2 To understand the most important characteristics of a society, one must study its major cities.
7 Some people believe that government funding of the arts is necessary to ensure that the arts can flourish and be available to all people. Others believe that government funding of the arts threatens the integrity of the arts.
9 In any field of endeavor, it is impossible to make a significant contribution without first being strongly influenced by past achievements within that field.
19 Governments should focus on solving the immediate problems of today rather than on trying to solve the anticipated problems of the future.
27 In any field of inquiry, the beginner is more likely than the expert to make important contributions.
37 Society should identify those children who have special talents and provide training for them at an early age to develop their talents.
56 Many important discoveries or creations are accidental: it is usually while seeking the answer to one question that we come across the answer to another.
66 People who are the most deeply committed to an idea or policy are also the most critical of it.
77 The most effective way to understand contemporary culture is to analyze the trends of its youth.
87 Claim: Any piece of information referred to as a fact should be mistrusted, since it may well be proven false in the future.
Reason: Much of the information that people assume is factual actually turns out to be inaccurate.
103 The best ideas arise from a passionate interest in commonplace things.
104 To be an effective leader, a public official must maintain the highest ethical and moral standards.
105 Claim: Imagination is a more valuable asset than experience.
Reason: People who lack experience are free to imagine what is possible without the constraints of established habits and attitudes.
106 In most professions and academic fields, imagination is more important than knowledge.
110 Critical judgment of work in any given field has little value unless it comes from someone who is an expert in that field.
126 In most professions and academic fields, imagination is more important than knowledge.
128 Some people argue that successful leaders in government, industry, or other fields must be highly competitive. Other people claim that in order to be successful, a leader must be willing and able to cooperate with others.
143 No field of study can advance significantly unless it incorporates knowledge and experience from outside that field.
145 The general welfare of a nation's people is a better indication of that nation's greatness than are the achievements of its rulers, artists, or scientists.
150 Some people believe that corporations have a responsibility to promote the well-being of the societies and environments in which they operate. Others believe that the only responsibility of corporations, provided they operate within the law, is to make as much money as possible.
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