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TOK - Theory of Knowledge: Language

Information and resources to help you with your IB Diploma core TOK requirements - the course, the essay and the presentation.

Language as a Way of Knowing

How does language shape knowledge?

Does the importance of language in an area of knowledge ground it in a particular culture?

How are metaphors used in the construction of knowledge?

These example stimulus questions (provided in the IB Theory of knowledge guide) could be in your mind as you look at the resource suggestions listed below.  

Language

Language

Databases

In addition to the suggestions above, you can also try databases, such as JSTOR, Project Muse and ProQuest Central, on the Reference Sites page of the College Portal (website).