Reading Schedule for Kuhn

Monday night 1/9 – Critically Read chapter 2

Tuesday night 1/10 – Read your assigned chapter 3, 4, 5, 6, or 9

Wednesday night 1/11 – no homework (if you’re ready to present your chapter)

Thursday night 1/12 – read and take notes on chapter 13

Friday night – prepare for final exam 🙂

Here’s a start for your final exam review:

TOK Concept List (Semester 1 final):    

Science Unit:

  • All concepts related to Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions

History Unit:

  • Carr: the Historian and his facts
  • Limitations of historical evidence

Math Unit:

  • Universal Grammar, Noam Chomsky
  • Sapir/Whorf hypothesis
    • “linguistic determinism”
  • Euclidean Geometry
  • Henri Poincare
  • Axioms
  • Fractals, bifurcation
  • Mandelbrot set
  • Self-similarity
  • Chaos Theory
  • Butterfly effect
  • Golden Ration/Spiral
  • Fibonacci Sequence, Pascal’s Triangle

Ways of Knowing Unit:

  • Descartes
    • God
    • “evil genius”
  • Immanuel Kant
    • a priori, a posteriori
      • Cause/effect, reciprocity
      • Necessity, Possibility, existence
    • Locke
      • Reflection/ Sensation/ Experience
    • Plato:
    • Allegory of the Cave
      • Chains, prisoners, shadows, sun, statues, vessels, puppeteers, fire, raised way
      • The Good
      • Theory of Forms
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Gestalt Theory
    • Matrix
    • Skepticism
    • Hedonism
    • Metaphysics

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s