TOK: Language

“The vagueness and ambiguity of language always limits the production of knowledge.”

Explicit claims: language reduces the clarity of how we view knowledge

Implicit claims: language is flawed, specificity in language increases production of knowledge

What questions come up as we consider this claim?

Is all language vague and ambiguous? Does vagueness and ambiguity always limit the production of knowledge?

Are there ways of producing knowledge that always require language?

What AOKs can be used to reduce ambiguity and vagueness?

Would more specific languageĀ help the production of knowledge?

What is vague or ambiguous language?

What are the TOK questions we should be asking?

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