In your opinion, in which other AOKs does it make sense to ask this question of discovered/invented?
What do you make of the term ‘a useful fiction’? To which AOKs do you think this may apply?
A use […]
1. What is the difference between a conjecture and a theorem?
A conjecture is an unproven accepted fact by society, an example of this would be the atomic theory. A theorem is a proven fact, usually by […]
Complete the reading: Problems with observation and confirmation bias
Science is objective and descriptive, while the arts are creative and interpretive. Evaluate this claim.
Confirmation bias is the tendency […]
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 t […]
“Science does not give the taste of the moon.” – Albert Einstein
Science is factual, and mostly quantitative, meaning that qualitative knowledge and sensations cannot be portrayed. In order to give an emo […]
Ifolio response: There is no real purpose for the arts (counterargument)
Claim: Art has a purpose
Explain: This article speaks of art of having no purpose in the production of scientific knowledge. However, art […]
053462 wrote a new post, Personal Profile (CAS-like experiences before grade 11), on the site Hermann's Blog 2 years, 8 months ago
strengths, skills, talents, passions and affinities. What CAS-like experiences you had before grade 11.
Hiking (including […]
What distinguishes Natural Science from other AOKs?
Natural science aims to find laws that govern the world and create theories of the past & future. It mainly uses the scientific method to find how one factor […]
Statisticians say that correlation does not prove causation. What does this mean? What are the implications for knowledge in geography?
Correlation and causation are two different things. In statistics, […]
1. The sciences are all about using reason to understand the world, there is no place for emotion in science.
2. The arts are all about emotional expression: emotion is the most important thing in […]
Discuss what you particularly enjoyed about the retreat – and anything that you found challenging in a positive way (Challenge & Passion, Sublimation, Finding your Path…)
The most memorable moments in the IB […]
Pure logic is only concerned with the structure of arguments and the validity or invalidity of an argument is independent of the truth or falsity of its premises.
With reference to at least one AOK, show how the […]
Even though there are problems with our perceptual systems, this doesn’t mean that knowledge gained from our sense is completely unreliable. Discuss this claim with reference to at least one Area of Knowledge. […]
Outline the role of 1 WOK (way of knowing) in 1 AOK (area of knowledge) in the production of knowledge
e.g. If A is bigger than B and B is bigger than C, is A bigger than […]
Are predictions in Human science as reliable as predictions in Natural Science?
In my opinion, predictions in human science and natural science are generally the same in reliability if done properly. Since […]
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