What are the 8 ways of knowing in ToK?
- Sense perception
Language - Essential for effective collaboration worldwide.
Sense perception - Ability to observe is foundational in collection of empirical evidence.
Emotion - Provides an element of drive for scientists although interpretation of data should be rational not emotional.
Reason - The use of [primarily] inductive logic to identify trends in data.
Imagination - Important in hypothesising and explanations.
Faith - Not particularly important?
Intuition - ‘Gut feeling’ related to subconscious experience can be important in design of experiments and interpretation of data e.g. Rutherford and nucleus.
Memory - Not particularly important?