Truth is defined as conformity to fact or actuality. Truth can also be further defined as
absolute, something that is the ultimate reality; relative, something that depends on other facts; or
subjective, truth based on the ideas of a people, ethnici
1. A good definition of knowledge is to say that it is justified true belief.
This statement is true to the extent that something that is justifiable is only justified for that
person. This is important because truth and belief are both relative to the op
1. Science: anything scientifically tested and proven through the scientific method.
2. Pseudo-science: something claiming the title of science, but with no evidence of
scientific research or proof.
3. Inductivism: the process of the scientific me
Theory of Knowledge
Q. To what extent does this difference between humans and animals make it difficult to study
humans in a scientific manner?
Points of discussion:
Ignorance is not bliss. To be ignorant in other perspectives, let alone ones own, is a
danger zone. Without exploring the perspectives of neighboring peoples and exploring the
perspectives one has adopted from his or her society is essential to intellectu
a. All citizens are required to be gingerbread men born within the boundaries of
Candy Land or otherwise made a citizen through legal procedures
a. All gingerbread men have the right to vote once risen
In what ways, if any, do the arts leave a person short in the acquisition of knowledge?
For the purposes of this paper I will address arts pertaining to events that happened either
during or in the artists life.
A piece of artwork, such as a painting or a
2. Establish the extent to which our knowledge of the world is enhanced and/ or limited by our
One of the four ways of knowing is sense perception. The way we perceive things
through our senses influences how we gain knowledge and how
The words we use to describe an idea affect our understanding of the world by the
context in which we use the words, the meanings of the words, and how vague or descriptive the
words are. The Sapir Whorf theory explains that our langu
Theory of Knowledge
Prompt: As students of the world what are the values of the ways of knowing?
Throughout my time as a student all of the ways of knowing (emotion, reason, language
and perception) have all proven both helpful and detrimental