TOK glossary for quiz
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thea: a view
heran: to see
theory: observing knowledge
ways: language, sense perception, reason, imagination, faith,
intuation, memory, emotion
practical k: k how(an ability or skill) to do things
reason: how we justify sg by logical method of thinking
sense perception: our connact with the world through our
senses maybe different for individuals, but we cannot detect all
stimulus, therefore it is influenced by expectations(dots form a
ethics, religious k, indigenous k
Example: Knowing how to ride a bike
k by acquaintance: that MAY be private, subjective,
The ability to understand something immediately, without the
need for conscious reasoning. Study of internal grammar
through "gut reactions" to ambiguous meanings. By exploring
and comparing these meanings to the intended meaning of the
speaker, the linguist can find an insight into the internal
grammar rules which govern the structure of the utterances
unexpressed, convincing, trustworthy, and passionate; MAY
arise from feelings, experience, and intuition; MAY determine
behavior; may be "knowing how"
k by description: Knowledge that MUST be expressed,
supported by evidence, believed, stated in propositiosn, be judged
as true or false; MUST be "knowing that"
first-hand k: ...
second-hand k: the communal sharing of knowledge for which
one of the main sources is other people; allows for knowing more
than just what our own experiences and resources allow
k claim: something that the claimant believes to be true, but is
open to discussion and debate
first order k claim: claims are made about the world. The tools
of TOK can be used to examine the basis of first order claims.
For any right-angled triangle the square of the hypotenuse is
equal to the sum of the squares...