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  • Kirjastus: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN-10: 110761211X
  • ISBN-13: 9781107612112
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  • Sari: IB Diploma
  • Ilmumisaeg: 20-Nov-2014
  • Kirjastus: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN-10: 110761211X
  • ISBN-13: 9781107612112
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Written by experienced practitioners this resource for Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma offers comprehensive coverage of and support for the new subject guide. This edition of Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma is fully revised for first examination in September 2015. The coursebook is a comprehensive, original and accessible approach to Theory of Knowledge, which covers all aspects of the revised subject guide. A fresh design ensures the content is accessible and user friendly and there is detailed guidance on how to approach the TOK essay and presentation. This edition supports the stronger emphasis on the distinction between personal and shared knowledge and the new areas of knowledge: religion and indigenous knowledge.

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Written by experienced practitioners this resource for Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma offers comprehensive coverage of and support for the new subject guide.
Introduction vi
PART 1 KNOWERS AND KNOWING
1 The problem of knowledge
2(20)
Introduction
3(1)
Common sense
4(3)
Certainty
7(2)
Radical doubt
9(1)
Relativism
10(1)
What should we believe?
11(5)
Conclusion
16(6)
Key points
17(5)
2 The nature of knowledge
22(18)
Introduction
23(1)
Knowledge as justified true belief
23(4)
Levels of knowledge
27(2)
Types of knowledge
29(7)
Conclusion
36(4)
Key points
37(3)
3 Personal and shared knowledge
40(37)
Introduction
41(1)
Clarifying the distinction
41(4)
Personal knowledge
45(4)
Shared knowledge
49(4)
The internet
53(4)
Cultural tradition
57(1)
School
58(2)
Expert opinion
60(4)
The news media
64(5)
Conclusion
69(8)
Key points
70(7)
PART 2 WAYS OF KNOWING
4 Language
77(38)
Introduction
78(1)
What is language?
78(4)
The problem of meaning
82(9)
Language and translation
91(4)
Labels and stereotypes
95(3)
Language and thought
98(4)
Language and values
102(5)
Conclusion
107(8)
Key points
108(7)
5 Sense perception
115(25)
Introduction
116(1)
The senses
117(4)
Perceptual illusions
121(5)
Selectivity of perception
126(3)
Seeing and believing
129(1)
Distinguishing appearance from reality
130(2)
Ultimate reality
132(5)
Conclusion
137(3)
Key points
138(2)
6 Reason
140(31)
Introduction
141(2)
Deductive reasoning
143(10)
Informal reasoning
153(9)
Reason and certainty
162(3)
Lateral thinking
165(2)
Conclusion
167(4)
Key points
169(2)
7 The emotions
171(26)
Introduction
172(1)
The nature of the emotions
172(6)
Emotions and the quest for knowledge
178(2)
Emotions as an obstacle to knowledge
180(6)
Emotions as a source of knowledge
186(6)
Emotional intelligence
192(2)
Conclusion
194(3)
Key points
195(2)
8 Intuition
197(26)
Introduction
198(1)
What is intuition?
199(2)
Naive academic intuitions
201(4)
Social intuitions
205(3)
Expert intuitions
208(6)
Cognitive biases
214(3)
Core intuitions
217(2)
Conclusion
219(4)
Key points
221(2)
9 Imagination
223(28)
Introduction
224(1)
Types of imagination
225(3)
Imagination and knowledge
228(6)
Imagination, empathy and ethics
234(7)
The mystery of creativity
241(4)
Fantasy and distortion
245(3)
Conclusion
248(3)
Key points
249(2)
10 Memory
251(23)
Introduction
252(1)
The nature of memory
252(2)
The mechanics of memory
254(2)
The reliability of memory
256(5)
Eye-witness testimony
261(3)
Memory and culture
264(3)
The ethics of memory
267(4)
Conclusion
271(3)
Key points
272(2)
11 Faith
274(39)
Introduction
275(1)
What is faith?
276(2)
The evidentialist challenge
278(2)
Defending faith: three options
280(5)
Faith and interpretation
285(3)
Is faith inescapable?
288(7)
The ethics of belief
295(4)
Conclusion
299(14)
Key points
300(13)
PART 3 AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE
Introduction
313(2)
The mathematical paradigm
315(3)
Proofs and conjectures
318(2)
Beauty, elegance and intuition
320(4)
Mathematics and certainty
324(5)
Discovered or invented?
329(2)
Non-Euclidean geometry and the problem of consistency
331(4)
Applied mathematics
335(3)
Conclusion
338(3)
Key points
339(2)
13 The natural sciences
341(33)
Introduction
342(1)
Science and pseudo-science
343(4)
The scientific method
347(4)
Problems with observation
351(2)
Testing hypotheses
353(3)
The problem of induction
356(2)
Falsification
358(5)
Science and society
363(6)
Science, truth and values
369(2)
Conclusion
371(3)
Key points
372(2)
14 The human sciences
374(31)
Introduction
375(1)
Observation
376(6)
Measurement
382(4)
Experiments
386(3)
Laws
389(4)
The relation with natural sciences
393(9)
Conclusion
402(3)
Key points
403(2)
Appendix to chapter 14
The free-will problem
405(12)
15 History
417(24)
Introduction
418(1)
What is history?
419(2)
Why study history?
421(3)
How can the past be known?
424(4)
Writing history
428(3)
The problem of bias
431(2)
Theories of history
433(5)
Conclusion
438(3)
Key points
439(2)
16 The arts
441(29)
Introduction
442(1)
What is art?
443(9)
Judging art
452(5)
Art and knowledge
457(6)
Science, art and truth
463(4)
Conclusion
467(3)
Key points
468(2)
17 Ethics
470(40)
Introduction
471(1)
Moral reasoning
471(4)
Moral relativism
475(4)
Self-interest theory
479(6)
Theories of ethics
485(9)
Utilitarianism
494(7)
Conclusion
501(9)
Key points
502(8)
18 Religion
510(29)
Introduction
511(2)
The nature of God
513(3)
The argument from religious experience
516(4)
The argument from design
520(2)
The cosmological argument
522(3)
The problem of suffering
525(3)
Reason versus faith
528(3)
The varieties of religion
531(4)
Conclusion
535(4)
Key points
536(3)
PART 4 THE BIG PICTURE
19 Cultural perspectives on knowledge
539(29)
Introduction
541(1)
The advance of globalisation
541(2)
Culture and cognition
543(3)
East and west: the geography of thought
546(2)
Indigenous perspectives on knowledge
548(6)
Can we understand other cultures?
554(5)
What can we learn from other cultures?
559(5)
Globalisation and diversity
564(1)
Conclusion
565(3)
Key points
566(2)
20 Truth and wisdom
568(25)
Introduction
569(1)
Correspondence theory
569(2)
Coherence theory
571(1)
Pragmatic theory
572(4)
Summary of theories
576(1)
Can we know the truth?
576(2)
Beyond dogmatism and relativism
578(3)
What price truth?
581(4)
Wisdom
585(8)
Key points
590(3)
PART 5 ASSESSMENT
The IB requirement
593(1)
TOK tools
594(3)
21 The TOk essay
597(19)
Introduction
598(1)
The IB requirement
598(2)
Getting started
600(1)
How to write an essay
601(4)
Key features of a TOK essay
605(9)
Making a start
614(2)
22 The TOK presentation
616(19)
The task
617(3)
Choosing a topic
620(1)
Extracting a knowledge question
621(2)
Generating and developing ideas
623(1)
Structuring your presentation
623(2)
Delivering your presentation
625(6)
Summary: key tips on your presentation
631(1)
Appendix: Extracting knowledge questions
632(3)
Index 635(9)
Acknowledgements 644
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