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This guide contains resources, including descriptions of books in the NPS library, that may be helpful for your TOK coursework and essay. See the librarian or library assistant for help in finding the books.
Please note that many TOK books fit into more than one TOK category or subject area.
" ...are we really that rational? And is rationality really what distinguishes people who live with mental illness from those who do not? It seems not. After decades of research, there is compelling evidence that we are not as rational as we think we are and that, rather than irrationality being the exception, it is part of who we normally are." - from the article
There are many internet sites that contain useful source and stimulus material for TOK purposes. On this Diigo curating account, set up by DP librarian Anthony Tilke from the American School of the Hague, resources have been tagged with TOK-related terms, e.g. Ways of Knowing, emotion, language, authority, etc.
Counterknowledge by Damian Thompson
Call Number: 001.9 THO
Publication Date: 2008-09-17
Discusses the worldwide problem of counterknowledge, or misinformation framed to appear as fact, in areas such as science, history, and conspiracy theories as put forth by the Internet, publishers, and the media.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig