Key Questions:

1. What does it mean to know something? What is knowledge? How do we know what is real?

2. How is Knowledge different from Belief?

3. What do we mean by the word True?


Resources to help us:

The TOK diagram.

How do we know what is real? …

Are we living in The Matrix?

Plato’s Allegory of the Cave

If you like the above animation (which is quite dated but very useful for explaining Plato’s allegory, you might also like this shorter,more recently produced version:

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Descartes and the Matrix