Title candidate name school name 1 evaluate the role of intuition in different areas of knowledge hajar elaalej rabat american school richa maru gandhi memorial international school anna wściubiak kolegium europejskie 2 are reason and emotion equally necessary in justifying moral decisions. It is common to think that emotions interfere with rational thinking plato described emotion and reason as two horses pulling us in opposite directions modern dual -systems models of judgment and decision-making are platonic in the sense that they endorse the antagonism between reason and emotion. Pd dr dirk solies, tok course 2010/2011, [email protected] 3 world war ii propaganda film: “reason & emotion” take notes – describe: ➢ how is the relation between reason and emotion described ➢ which examples are used ➢ what's the political effect discuss: ➢ do you know other examples of political. Will everyone be able to adapt to this new understanding of the nature of knowledge the great game of read chapter on reason in theory of knowledge textbook discuss the after watching the video, discuss in groups the relationship of the video to the course and emotion as a way of knowing what linkages to. Inductive reasoning ◦ from the particular to the general ◦ observation leads to the discovery of a pattern ◦ this allows a hypothesis or prediction to be made ◦ this leads to a general theory about how things are/work metal a expands when heated metal b expands when heated metal c expands when.
Theory of knowledge- there is not one answer to questions regarding knowledge but countless theories about what knowledge actually is areas of knowledge- content areas of: mathematics, science, human science, history, language, arts, and ethics ways of knowing- reason, emotion, language and perception. Tok is centered around the question “how do we know” students are taught to seek out knowledge through critical thinking and analysis of the ways of knowing of perception, emotion, reason and language by the end of the course, students should be proficient in formulating arguments and analyzing knowledge. Both these ways of knowing which are used to make decisions have completely different points of view while emotion is a subjective point of view, reason is thus both david hume's emotive theory and kurt baier's theory supporting reason co-exist and are equally true ie both reason and emotion co-exist and both are.
Emotion as a way of knowing we make sense of the world through eight ways of knowing: language, reason, sense perception, memory, faith, intuition, imagination and emotion on this page, you will find picture according to the james-lange theory, there is a close connection between our emotions and our bodies. Are emotions universal can/should we control our emotions are emotions the enemy of, or necessary for, good reasoning are emotions always linked to belief by the end of this section, you will have encountered the following: emotions provide us with energy in our search for knowledge, and. Language, reason and emotion) or are we born “hard wired” to be able to use them is community more important in some ways of knowing than others • in what sense is a community of knowers like bees constructing the labyrinths of their hive or a group of builders constructing a building knowers and sources of.
In fact assuming that reason and emotion are alternatives at opposite ends of a spectrum sets up a false dilemma in ib tok, it is important to make connections between the different ways of knowing there may be degrees of rationality to our emotional response and there may be emotional aspects to the. Theory of knowledge is a required subject in the international baccalaureate diploma programme it is similar to epistemology courses offered at many universities contents [hide] 1 course description 2 assessment 21 tok essay 22 tok presentation 3 see also 4 references course description unlike standard.
154 defining, identifying emotion knowing emotion through language, observation/sense perception emotion as biological emotion and reason emotion as cognitively dependent, emotion and the cultural self empathy and cas thinking critically: fallacies of argument 3: misleading appeals to emotion 171 10 faith. The debate in the usa over gun control gives us a real-life situation showing emotion competing with reason on the side of reason we have statistics showing that 90% of americans support the government completing compulsory background checks on potential gun buyers – this means that people with a.
Linking the different areas of knowledge (aok) with different ways of knowing ( wok) can be quite challenging at times i now attempted to link history with language, logics, emotion and sense perception history and language: does the way (the language) that certain historical events are presented in history books. The following is a post i put together for my tok class this year: we're often told to listen to reason and not our emotions emotions might help us in the moment, but they won't help us in the long run emotions are about immediate gratification (getting what you want right away, living for the moment), not.
To the new generation of neuroscientists, the gap between emotion and reason is narrowing – and to some, there no longer is a gap one of the best-known of these scientists is antonio damasio (1944- ), whose popular book, descartes' error set out his theory that far from being obstructed by emotion, as is usually. Cambridge university press 2011 page 5 of 85 tok question constructor make choices in each column: 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 1 question 2 subject 3 action 4 object ( give a specific real-life example here) to what extent can emotion be used to explain/make/justify a belief/decision/ethical issue what is it about reason that tells. While language barrier and emotion plays a major part in ones reasoning, it may not be a reliable way of knowing, while personal experience could be a reliable way of knowing because this student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our international baccalaureate theory of knowledge section. The theory of knowledge course, one of the core components of the diploma programme, gives students the opportunity to critically reflect on their own learning in different areas of knowledge they explore how ways of knowing ( such as reason, language, emotion, memory and sense perception).
This an actually interesting question for me in particular i have been unofficially classified by my tok teacher as a psychopath i don't personally think i'm there, i have friends, mates, close families, etc however, i have an often unfortunate ability to distance emotion from any decision when posed with a question, i can. To what extent do reason, emotion and language (and other factors) affect our sense perception intuition: under what circumstances can intuition alone be accepted as a justification for a knowledge claim is there any knowledge that is accessible only through intuition if intuition does not involve conscious reasoning. Instinctive or intuitive feeling as distinguished from reasoning or knowledge ( dictionarycom) “emotions are all those feelings that so change men as to affect their judgements, and that are also attended by pain or pleasure such are anger, pity, fear and the like, with their opposites” (aristotle 384-322 bce) instinctive or. The statistics of an emotion: 2017 world happiness report april 10, 2017 taken at face value, it's an appealing resource for a tok class on the effect of what we think (perspectives, wok intuition/reason) on  in my part of the world, there's an entire public holiday built around a particular emotion: gratitude in 2015.