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WoKs: Sense Perception & Reason AoK: Natural Science - Article

Good example of the combination of sense perception and reason in radically altering our knowledge of the world.

http://nautil.us/issue/58/self/when-the-heavens-stopped-being-perfect

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AoK: Ethics WoKs: Reason, Emotion & Language - Article

The fact of moral disagreement seems inconsistent with the fact that morality can be learnt: what ways of knowing resolve the puzzle?

https://aeon.co/ideas/if-we-disagree-about-morality-how-can-we-teach-it

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WoK: Language AoK: Natural & Human Science - Podcast

The phenomenon of fake news and the post-truth environment is neither new, nor especially worrying.

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/philosopherszone/steve-fuller-on-post-truth/9531454

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WoK: Language & Reason - Article

We acquire a great deal of our knowledge from experts, principally via language. Yet there is an increasing scepticism about expert knowledge. Should we be worried?

https://www.harvardmagazine.com/2018/03/death-of-expertise-by-tom-nichols
The Mirage of Knowledge
The Mirage of Knowledge
harvardmagazine.com

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AoK: Ethics, Human Science WoKs: Imagination, Emotion -
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Summary of contemporary philosophical research on the important imaginative knowledge faculty of empathy

http://metapsychology.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=book&id=8045&cn=394

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WoK: Reason, Emotion & Imagination

Should the TOK include intuition as another way of knowing? A philosophical perspective.

https://aeon.co/ideas/philosophical-intuition-just-what-is-a-priori-justification

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AoKs: Ethics, Human Science - WoKs: Reason, Emotion - Article

On the moral criticism of capitalism and material inequality from a renowned international economist.

https://aeon.co/ideas/why-amartya-sen-remains-the-centurys-great-critic-of-capitalism

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AoK: Religion/Science - WoKs: Reason/Faith - Article

Summary of the 'design arguments' for the existence of God in less than 1,000 words. Can reason replace or supplement faith?

https://1000wordphilosophy.com/2018/02/28/design-arguments-for-the-existence-of-god/
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