Real life situations for the human sciences
These real life situations will help you to explore the nature of knowledge in the human sciences, as well as keeping you up-to-date with the latest debates and discussions related to the subject. We have provided a suggested knowledge question for each one, but please note that these are (mostly) designed simply to prompt debate and discussion, and provide a route into the relevant issues. It’s up to you to formulate a ‘proper’ second-order KQ, that might be suitable in a TOK essay or presentation.
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