1. “Accepting knowledge claims always involves an element of trust.” Discuss this claim with reference to two areas of knowledge.
Accepting – What does accepting mean in a particular AOK or RLE? In history and the sciences having research published is to an extent an indication of trust in the original research. That trust is limited, however. Consider how ideas in other AOKs are accepted.
Always – Part of the essay should look at situations where there is an element of trust involved and ones where is not necessarily an element of trust
Element of trust – Look into the role trust plays in different in different AOKs and RLEs.