“All models are wrong but some are useful.” Models are wrong due to the our inability to generalise all real life situations into a specific set of principles. Weaknesses occur in models as they are unable to consider all factors…

Oxford Definition : “A branch of study which deals with people or their actions, including the social sciences and the humanities, as contrasted with the natural sciences or physical sciences.” My Definition : The study of individual and societal interactions of…

If mathematics is created by men/women, why do we sometimes feel that mathematical truths are objective facts about the world rather than something constructed by human beings? This is because we have the ability to prove many of mathematical truths…

Acquisition of Knowledge - The Arts

The diagram above is an explanation of which ways of knowing (WOK) are used primarily in the acquisition of knowledge from the artwork “The Persistence of Memory”. As a summary, I believe the 4 ways of knowing that are used…

What is the methodology behind the lightsaber as a piece of Art? The methodology of a lightsaber first originated off of the historical significance of a sword and its symbolism in the 1970’s film industry. This was later developed with…

What were five key events in the Historical Development of the Natural Science? Isaac Newton’s discovery on 3 Laws of Motion and Gravity This discovery set the basic principles of modern day physics. In mathematics, he was also the original…

In what ways does this quote help us understand the methodology in Natural Science? The methodology in Natural Science always begins with an observation made by an individual, sometimes it may even seem “bizarre” or “counterintuitive” according to Carl Sagan….

Definition of Natural Science : A branch of science that deals with the physical world that is observable in nature, but distinguished from abstract sciences such as mathematics and philosophy. The sciences of shared knowledge, is often shared by the majority…

What is intuition? Intuition is the process of understanding something instinctively, without going through the process of justification. What is System 1 and System 2 thinking? System 1 and System 2 thinking are the modes of thought that are named…

Definitions of Memory : 1 – Memory is the mind’s ability to store and remember information from the past. 2 – Memory is the mind’s ability to store information from the past, and be recalled when needed.  3 – Memory…

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