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TOK - Theory of Knowledge: Emotion

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

Emotion as a Way of Knowing

Are emotions universal?

Can/should we control our emotions?

Are emotions the enemy of, or necessary for, good reasoning?

Are emotions always linked to belief?

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.  

Emotion - books

Emotion - books


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).