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In the natural sciences progress can be made, but in the arts this is not possible. To what extent do you agree?

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Jesseril Suriawinata Mr. Fox Theory of Knowledge ?In the natural sciences progress can be made, but in the arts this is not possible?. To what extent do you agree? Progress is defined by the further advancement to a goal, the improvement to understanding. Where art?s main concern is to project human expression and thoughts, natural sciences aims to explain the physical world in the fashion of patterns. One must realize, however, that because objectivity in natural sciences differ from the subjectivity in arts, they have their respective goals in progress. In natural sciences, researchers have aspired to reach a convincing explanation, an absolute truth for humans, of the mechanisms that the world possesses using reason for which enables us to grasp with some clarity the logic behind it. Popularly known as the extreme of natural sciences, art is the medium to capture complex ways of thinking in physical and tangible representations and has ever since created newer methods to articulate individual human experiences. ...read more.


After it is established, logical reasoning is put to use to create a cohesive and sound judgement. The anatomical engineering of atoms molecules and its collective surrounding of protons and electrons, the building blocks of every object, is a representative model for scientists to use in order to further explain behaviors of bigger scientific phenomenon, thus being the origins of which all scientific concepts stem from. Thus before one begins to progress in natural sciences by forming a coherent understanding of the world, one must explore one?s own emotions. There is no absolute truth in the interpretation of art; it offers the freedom of meaning due to its dependence of emotions thus despite new technology, the progress of art cannot be judged in a definite manner because it varies from one person to another. Modern society has gravitated to simplicity as a new outlook on art and a novel method in expressing emotions. However progress is defined by individual opinion and it is subjective as to which dimension of art articulates expression better than others. ...read more.


The veiled relevance in art is progress to bring people?s mind out of our idle stupor. Art?s progression is defined by one?s individual definition of its ability to elicit emotion in a way that encourages the necessary effort thereby a thought provoking way, to understand its emotional relevance. Natural sciences? doctrine of reason and the arts? emotional essence creates a distinct line in progression, where one is concerned with an objective and logical betterment to the understanding of the physical world while the other aims to expand approaches and dispose of simplicity in captivating complex individual human emotions and exhibiting it to fellow humans who impose subjective meanings and effectiveness of the artwork. It is mutual, however, that they both drive to progressing in the understanding of knowledge that benefits human society. Word Count: 999 Sources "Paradigm Shifts in Geology and Biology:." Paradigm Shifts in Geology and Biology. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2013. <http://www.veritas-ucsb.org/library/wiester/paradigm.html>. "Top 10 Most Famous Scientific Theories (That Turned out to Be Wrong)." Top 10 Lists RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2013. <http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-most-famous-scientific-theories- that-turned-out-to-be-wrong.php>. ...read more.

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