Theory of Knowledge A New Synthesis
Author:George R. Pruitt
This companion follows the curricular framework outlined in the IB Diploma Programme’ s Theory of knowledge guide (First Assessment 2015).
Extensively illustrated including over 70 outstanding illustrations by student-artists created specifically for this text.
Full discussions and analyses of knowledge questions related to timely real-life situations to help students prepare for successful TOK presentations.
Unrelenting focus on generating and persuasively analyzing incisive knowledge questions.
Focus on the metaphor of knowledge as a mental map rather than on narrow philosophical definitions.
Emphasis on the distinction between personal and shared knowledge and constructive use of the former to avoid predictable « textbook» examples.
Written in a fresh, cogent, appealing, accessible and responsible academic style that serves as a model for students as they prepare their TOK essays for « global impression marking» .