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TOK Across the Curriculum
Groups 1 and 2 Can translations ever be trusted to carry the original intent?
Do people who speak different languages live in different worlds?
How is communication affected when older generations do not know modern meanings? 2009 GOP mantra: We are going to do lots of tea bagging!
Through literature, how can we gain understanding of different cultures?
Can you have a thought if you do not have a word for it?
Group 3 Since history is always being rewritten, can it ever be trusted as absolute truth?
Should history be held to the same investigative requirements as science?
In the soft sciences (psychology, sociology, etc.) do we ever actually get closer to the truth, or do we just establish new paradigms?
Group 4 How reliable is the scientific method? Knowledge Issues: - data collection - emotional interference - manipulation of statistics
Is inductive reasoning in science (particular to general) more reliable than deductive reasoning in mathematics (general to particular)?
Could Science exist independent from mathematics?
Group 5 Are the formulas on which math depend always absolute? Can they undergo change?
Since math and God are the only absolutes, is math synonymous with God, as Bertrand Russell suggested?
Beauty in Mathematics?
Group 6 Can the beautiful be defined by an expert?
What is the nature of the beautiful?
Ethics Ought ethical standards be relative or absolute?
Ethics: Ought man guide his life by the common good or personal satisfaction? - falsify statistics - use data from the Holocaust - give placebo
Ethics: Should we judge actions by the motive or the consequence? - Hiroshima - Obamas bailouts
Perception: Pirana- Brazil, One-Two-Many
Reason: Can a person logically be anti-abortion and pro-death penalty?
Reason: Cost of death penalty vs. life in prison?
Language: Invasion or defense?
Language: - word play? Isnt everyone pro-life?
Language To Kiss une bise(kiss on cheek) un bisou (smooch/peck) un baiser(kiss, but as verb to f---) un palot(French kiss)
Can we separate the knower from the known?
IBDP Theory of Knowledge. Ways of Knowing The four TOK Ways of Knowing are: 1) Perception 2) Emotion 3) Reason 4) Language The Ways of Knowing influence.
Theory of Knowledge An Introduction. Language How reliable is the information? How reliable are our senses? Are we being logical? How strong are the.
ToK - Perception Some key points: Sense perception consists of Sensation and Interpretation If we accept that pain and taste are subjective, we might conclude.
Knowledge Issue What is a Knowledge Issue? Questions/factors that help us to obtain knowledge Factors which hinder our ability to obtain knowledge TaK.
ToK: Science I The Scientific Method. What is science and what isn’t science? Boiling an egg Predicting the weather Mapping a mountain Drilling for oil.
TaK “This was one of the great events of my life, as dazzling as first love. I had not imagined that there was anything so delicious in the world” Bertrand.
TaK What is ToK? What do we know? How do we know it?
THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE The Introduction 1. ABOUT THE SUBJECT THE main question in TOK is ‘How do you know?’. TOK course encourages you to think critically.
TOK learning objectives Areas of Knowledge. Natural sciences (objectives) Explain how scientific method work Define ‘hypothesis’, ‘theory’, ‘model’, ‘experiment’,
Areas of Knowing (AoK). How do I know that a given assertion is true or a given judgment is well grounded? WoK… How do I know? AoK… What do I know?
IB THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE An Overview. TOK COURSE Student as the knower Encourages critical thinking about knowledge itself Opportunity to step back from.
KIs: Knowledge Issues TOK definition of KIs Knowledge issues are questions that directly refer to our understanding of the world, ourselves and others,
Introduction to the Book Pages iii-vii. Contents This book is divided into 4 sections 1.Knowers and Knowing 2.Ways of Knowing 3.Areas of Knowledge 4.Conclusion.
Mathematics. From last week Mathematics can be defined as ‘the science of rigorous proof” begins with axioms and used deductive reason to derive theorems.
AOK. D6 Journal (5 th entry) TWE can imagination be objective if it is derived in the mind? If it is always subjective can it lead to knowledge?
ToK - Identity “Who am I?”. ToK - Identity “Who am I?” What are some aspects of identity? What are the things that make you different from everybody.
‘Pure Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas’ Einstein ‘Maths is like love, a simple idea but it can get very complicated.’ Unknown ‘The.
Sociology, Tenth Edition SOCIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION A LOGICAL SYSTEM THAT DERIVES KNOWLEDGE FROM DIRECT, SYSTEMATIC OBSERVATION.
Introduction to Humanities Chamberlain Academy. What is the study of Humanities? Humanities is the study of classical languages, literature, philosophy,
History as an Area of Knowledge. TaK - History Write down the two most significant events that have happened at the College since you arrived in the summer.
What is science and what isn’t science? Boiling an egg Predicting the weather Mapping a mountain Drilling for oil Choosing a new camera Eating.
SOCIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION A LOGICAL SYSTEM THAT DERIVES KNOWLEDGE FROM DIRECT, SYSTEMATIC OBSERVATION Macionis, Sociology Chapter Two.
WAYS OF KNOWING How do you know?. KNOWLEDGE CLAIM A Knowledge claim (KC) are statement that make assertions to truth. These claims are about knowledge.
Philosophy. Some important terminology Metaphysics: The study of the nature of ultimate reality. Idealism vs. Materialism What is the universe? What is.
MA 110: Finite Math Lecture 1/14/2009 Section 1.1 Homework: 5, 9-15, (56 BP)
Ethics and Objectivity Cultural Relativism: moral values are relative to one’s culture; there are no universally held values Ethical Absolutism: one set.
How to Pass General Studies An Idiots’ guide (for idiots)
PRS Check-in Are you here today? A.) Yes B.) No C.) Don’t Know.
Theory Of Knowledge TOK ALS IB Hexagon.
Ways of Knowing Augsburg College NUR 306 Week One.
Our senses tell us that a table, for example, is a solid object; science tells us that the table is mostly empty space. Thus two sources of knowledge.
Kant Career Köningsberg in East-Prussia Professor at the University Lutheran rationalist The categorical imperative One of the most influential.
1-3 The study of Biology. Objectives Outline the steps of the scientific method Summarize how observations are used to form hypothesis List the elements.
Chap 2 Sociological Investigation In this chapter, we will learn: 1.The differences between Common Sense vs. Scientific Evidence a. Defining Concepts.
THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE and SCHOOL ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS Whose Perspectives? and other Problems of Knowledge.
Knowledge issues are questions that explicitly address knowledge. Knowledge issues are best expressed in terms of ToK vocabulary. For example, When is.
WOK Spotlight: Reason Theory of Knowledge Ms. Bauer.
Sociological Research. 1. Why is sociological research so important? It is how sociologists obtain their knowledge of human behaviour It allows sociologists.
From Last time Cognitivism vs. non-cognitivism Subjective descriptivism Cultural relativism Divine Command theory.
TOK: Natural Science Fatema Shaban & Fatema Shaban & Omaymah Tieby.
George Campbell Ch. V “The Doctrine of Evidence” Fr. The Philosophy of Rhetoric (1776)
© 2010 Wadsworth, Cengage Learning Menu Options: Focus TV Focus TV Lecture/ Discussion Chapter Exercises Audio Chapter Summary Chapter Summary Other Chapter.
From the last lesson: Ducks, Jimi Hendrix and Knowledge Questions open-ended questions that admit more than one possible answer explicitly about knowledge.
© 2005 Pearson Education Canada Inc. Chapter 2 Sociological Investigation.
Nature of knowing In English there is one word “know”, while French and Spanish, for example, each has two. In what ways do various languages classify.
KNOWLEDGE QUESTIONS An Introduction. WHAT IS A KNOWLEDGE QUESTION? A knowledge question (KQ) is a question about the… Search for, Acquisition of,
Ib/pr/tok/08 TOK PRESENTATION InternallyAssessed.
Seminar on Classical, Christian Education Who can benefit from this Session? Christian school educators Christian parents who home-school Christian parents.
Kant and Kantian Ethics: Is it possible for “reason” to supply the absolute principles of morality?
How does Piaget affect your practice? Knowledge as a process based on the activities of the learner. To know is to act. Relationship between learner and.
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