The main aim for human sciences is to understand the meaning of various social practives from the inside as they are understood by the agents themselves. Ex. to understand the behavious of a group of people, you can't just look at movement. You also have to look inside the mind (surveys).
TOK distinguishes between eight areas of knowledge. They are mathematics, the natural sciences, the human sciences, the arts, history, ethics, religious knowledge systems, and indigenous knowledge systems. The knowledge framework is a device for exploring the areas of knowledge. It identifies the key characteristics of each area of knowledge by.