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Sample TOK essays

Sample Theory of Knowledge essays, written and assessed to IB-specific criteria

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  1. TOK Essay-MAY05

    in this essay i found that the ideas are logically arranged. the title is viewed from different perspectives with solid examples which is the most imp. requirement in IB TOK essay.

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  2. The role of Perception

    A sample essay on the role of Perception... it's one of the ways of knowing and this is a sample essay on the advantages and limitations to perception.

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  3. Theory of Knowledge Perception

    Theory of Knowledge – Essay 2
    “It has been claimed that people in love see the world through “rose colored glasses.” By this it is claimed that “we see and understand things not as they are but as we feel.” Discuss the idea of whether we always see the world through tinted glasses.”

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  4. TOK Essay on Common Sense

    Essay Theory of Knowledge
    "We have seen that common sense is not a good measure of knowing."

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  5. Animals Deserve The Same Rights As Human Beings

    Essay on 'Animals Deserve The Same Rights As Human Beings'. Scored 6/10

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  6. Humans Are Selfish By Nature

    Essay on 'Humans Are Selfish By Nature'. Scored 15/20

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  7. May 2010 #7 We see and understand things not as they are but as we are (Assessed by the IBO)

    This essay got a 33/40
    I got this essay from my teacher and he said this is a pretty good TOK essay. There are comments from the IB examiner and the details on assessment.

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  8. TOK sample essay

    GRADE = A
    this helped my sister gain 3 marks

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  9. Practice Tok essay

    This is a practice tok essay that I did last year
    with the 2010 prescribed titles. I got 32/40 for this from my tok teacher!

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  10. Are some ways of knowing more likely than others to lead to truth?

    It's not mine, but it is an excellent TOK essay.
    Mark: A

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  11. TOK - The Human Body Essay

    Sorry, forgot the title already but it's based on the AOK, art

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  12. To what extent do we need evidence to support our beliefs in different areas of knowledge?

    My TOK essay. Ended up with a B. Enjoyed writing it, surprisingly.

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  13. TOK Essay Example 1 (Sense Perception)

    Our senses tell us a table is a table etc.

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  14. Sample TOK essay on Language

    This is an essay I wrote on Langauge for TOK as a junior. I received a mark of 5 on this paper

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  15. TOK essay

    Option 5 TOk essay for 2012 examinations
    Sample

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  16. Does Language Play Roles of Equal Importance in Different Areas of Knowledge

    A sample essay written in the first year of the IB. 37 out 40 was given by the teacher, which corresponds to a 7.

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  17. Which sources of knowledge — books, websites, the media, personal experience, authorities or some other — do you consider most trustworthy and why?

    A sample TOK essay written in the first year. 29 out of 40 was given by the teacher, which corresponds to a B.

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  19. TOK Essay - May 2011

    The topic of the essay can be found when you open the file.
    Marks this essay received: 33/40
    Overall TOK grade: A

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  21. N11/M12 Title #1 Essay

    Prescribed Title #1:
    Knowledge is generated through the interaction of critical and creative thinking. Evaluate this statement in two areas of knowledge.
    Two areas of knowledge used: science and arts
    This was my final ToK essay that ended getting a low B for, so take it for as much worth as you want.
    NOTE: Thought this title is no longer used for final essays, some people may be made by teachers to do practice essays on it. If this is you, though I can't stop you, for your own benefit please do not use this to copy ideas and actually have a go at this before even reading this.

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  22. Nov 2011/May 2012 #3 - Using history and at least one other area of knowledge, examine the claim that it is possible to attain knowledge despite problems of bias and selection

    My TOK essay on the title "Using history and at least one other area of knowledge, examine the claim that it is possible to attain knowledge despite problems of bias and selection." I'm not super impressed with it, but IB seemed to think it was fine.
    Grade: B

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  25. The role of intuition in different areas of knowledge

    This is a sample tok essay

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