Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma
Author: Richard van de Lagemaat
Published: June 20, 2011
Now available as a full-colour version, this is a comprehensive, bestselling title for the Theory of Knowledge course in the IB Diploma Programme. It is also useful for students following other critical thinking courses.
The fundamental question in Theory of Knowledge is ‘How do you know?’ In exploring this question, the author encourages students to ask relevant questions, use language with care and precision, support ideas with evidence, argue coherently and make sound judgements.
About the Author
Richard van de Lagemaat is the founder and director of InThinking (www.inthinking.co.uk), an innovative educational consultancy service which provides quality training for teachers and administrators in IB World Schools. With more than 25 years experience in international education, Richard has been actively involved in teacher training and curriculum development since 1988. He has run workshops and seminars for teachers and students in fifty countries and is a regular speaker at educational conferences. Richard has a Masters degree from the University of Oxford and a PhD in philosophy from the University of Warwick. His book, Theory of Knowledge for the IB Diploma has sold more than 56,000 copies.