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WAB Learns

Theory of Knowledge: Human Sciences

resources for TOK at WAB

Key Concepts

Do personal bias and cultural perspectives affect the conclusions formed by human scientists?

What value or limitations do models bring?  



Things that make you go hmmm....

Do cognitive biases have more of an influence in the production of knowledge in the human sciences than in other AOK's?

TWE are human sciences based on assumptions?

Are methods or results more important in human sciences?

Can we make moral judgements about knowledge produced by human scientists in the past?

Does the possession of knowledge about human behavior carry with it special ethical obligations?

Is it possible to make accurate predictions in the human sciences?

Can (/should) claims in the human sciences be based on personal experiences?

TWE are our choices pre-determined?