TOK November 2016 Essay Topics Title 4: Error is as valuable as accuracy in knowledge production. Sample KQs How far do you agree that error is ‘useful and informative’? How is ‘Trial & Error” fundamental for production of knowledge? How much can we rely on Insights & Theory for production of Knowledge? What is the contribution of errors in experiments and Scientific method? What role does Reason play in handling Error? Compare the same for Intuition and Emotion? In what ways error affects our future choices and course of action? Does Natural Sciences & Technology attribute its progress and success to ‘handling errors’? Could production of Knowledge be in leaps & bounds if we were always accurate?