Which of the JTB criteria do you find most problematic? I find justification to be the most problematic because in order to justify something, there needs to be other knowledge, which creates an endless loop of “justification”. For example, if…

Distinguish faith and intuition as WoKs. Faith and intuition have both similarities and differences as WoKs. I personally define faith, in terms of a WoK, as a belief in a concept, regardless of the truth of the belief. On the…

Create a simple ‘cheat-sheet’ for both imagination and memory which captures: Role of the WOK in the pursuit of knowledge Problems/Issues with the WOK Imagination: – Allows people to visualize concepts that are hard to understand, by piecing together elements…

“The vagueness and ambiguity of language always limits the production of the knowledge.” Explore this claim with respect to two AoKs. If questions arise naturally, articulate them. In art, whenever language is used, the ambiguity and vagueness is used in…

Pure logic is only concerned with the structure of arguments. The validity of an argument is independent of the truth or falsity of its premises. Simply post your thoughts with reference to at least one AOK. I agree with these…

Choose one of the claims about emotion: “The arts are all about emotional expression: emotion is the most important thing in this area of knowledge.” Outline arguments that supports the claim: I believe that art is entirely reliant on emotion,…

I believe that the claim “Even though there are problems with our perceptual systems, this doesn’t mean that knowledge gained from our senses is completely unreliable” is true in terms of our own perception, but it might not apply when…

The IB Retreat was a memorable experience for both me and my friends, as we had immense fun whilst learning about the hurdles we had to overcome during our time in the IB Diploma Programme. On the first day, we…

Outline the role of 1 WoK in one AoK in the production of knowledge. Mathematics – Reason: In maths, reason is used to combine the concepts learned in order to logically find solutions to, and solve problems in areas such…

Today, in our first Theory of Knowledge (ToK) class, we discussed whether one has to be able to explain knowledge in order to know it. For me, this question can be approached in so many different angles, from many subjects…

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