How does memory affect knowledge?
Your memory plays perhaps a more important role in the acquisition of knowledge than you may realise. Your identity, for example, is highly dependent on your memories. Your memory will also influence how you gather new knowledge and may influence or ‘colour’ your other Ways of Knowing, such as sense perception.
How reliable is memory as a way of knowing?
For obtaining objective knowledge, memory is not a reliable way of knowing, for obtaining subjective it is. This knowledge that we have acquired is in our memory. If we hadn’t had acquired that knowledge then we wouldn’t be able to reason, we would be incoherent. For example.
What is religious knowledge?
Religious knowledge systems offer answers to fundamental questions about the meaning and purpose of human life. This area of knowledge incorporates a diverse range of different beliefs and systems; for example, varieties of theism, pantheism, and polytheism.
Why is religious knowledge important?
Religious Studies is intellectually exciting because it provides access to the mystery of the other. Religious Studies provides the opportunity to understand, with depth and nuance, the many beliefs and rituals that move persons to appreciate the alternative world of the religious reality.
Is AOK ethical?
Ethics has been removed as a specific area of knowledge, although we consider the relationship between knowledge and values throughout the course, so you’ll find a lot of notes, quotes, and real-life situations dealing with this throughout the ‘new’ areas of knowledge, and the TOK themes.
What are the eight ways of knowing?
In TOK, there are eight different ways we can know something — eight different ways of knowing (WOKs).Emotion. Memory. Sense Perception. Imagination. Reason. Intuition. Faith. Language.
What is the 8 aboriginal ways of learning?
The framework is expressed as eight interconnected pedagogies involving narrative-driven learning, visualised learning plans, hands-on/reflective techniques, use of symbols/metaphors, land-based learning, indirect/synergistic logic, modelled/scaffolded genre mastery, and connectedness to community.