Monday, September 26, 2016

TOK 1, Day 19 (9/26): Introduction to Maths as an AOK


Aims and Objectives:

  • make connections between a critical approach to the construction of knowledge, the academic disciplines and the wider world.
  • critically reflect on their own beliefs and assumptions, leading to more thoughtful, responsible and purposeful lives.
  • identify and analyse the various kinds of justifications used to support knowledge claims.
  • examine how academic disciplines/areas of knowledge generate and shape knowledge.

Essential Questions:

  1. What is the nature of mathematics?
  2. What is the mathematics of nature?
Agenda:
  • Maths Quiz
  • Discussion: Maths: Invented or Discovered
Video: Do Numbers EXIST?



Video: Max Tegmark's Radical Platonism

Video: Nature By Numbers

Homework:
  • Maths OPPs Due 10/11



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