“All models are wrong but some are useful.”

Models serve as a foundation for us to justify our responses to questions about the real world. Why is the demand curve downward shifting? How can we bring the market back to a socially optimal point? Of course, there are…

What is Art?

“Unlike The Arts, Science tells us something valuable about the world.” This statement is relatively controversial because ‘valuable’ can be interpreted in numerous ways. You could say that something is valuable as it contributes to a global area/issue, or valuable…

Competing Theories in NS

With claims in science, there is always a trade-off between accuracy and simplicity. Do you agree? Develop your response with reference to specific examples, counter arguments and conclusion. To answer this claim, we must first be clear on how we define…

Facts and Theories in NS

Science is objective and descriptive, while the arts are creative and interpretive. Evaluate this claim. There are some evidence that would support this claim, while there is other evidence that would also go against it. Science is generally accepted as…

Pseudoscience

It is unsurprising when we hear that experts in Art can’t always agree what ‘is’ and ‘is not’ Art. We might say that the distinction between what ‘is’, and what ‘is not’ art, is not always clear. Similar to the question…

Film TOK Session

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Intro to Natural Sciences

Reflecting on our discussions in class, and with inspiration from the TED video, what distinguishes Natural Science from other AOKs? Identify any potential issues or questions that may arise when you consider your definitions. Natural sciences is the study of…

Memory and Imagination

Despite the imperfections of imagination and memory as ways of knowing, the Areas of Knowledge have developed in such a way as to overcome them. Discuss this claim with reference to at least two AOKs. I agree with the claim…

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