Knowledge. What is knowledge?. Classifying knowledge ideas – complete Your discussion has been in English. In French and Spanish for example there are 2 words for ‘know’ that immediately place knowing a person or a place in a different category from knowing information.
We can treat knowledge as falling into 3 categories:
Fill in the table for all 6 of your IB subjects, considering to what extent and in what ways each of your subjects contributes to each type of knowing.
Is it fair to say that you gain all 3 categories of knowledge from all subjects?
Do you think different subjects offer a different balance of the three?
Tests for Truth
‘Rubbish, no man can control the weather’.
You test the truth of this claim on the basis of other claims you
This tests demands that the knowledge claim actually match or
correspond to what actually happened in the world. Is there
Enough evidence to make it reliable?