Reason

IB School Leadership: Reason

In order to know things we use reason to go beyond the knowledge that is available to our senses. For example, the washing on the clothes line is wet when we return from shopping, and we therefore conclude that it has been raining whilst we have been out. An attraction of reason as a source of knowledge is that it appears to give us certainty. It is for this reason that there is a school of philosophy called rationalism...


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