Mathematics, Education and Philosophy
An International Perspective
Edited by Paul Ernest
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Mathematics, Education and Philosophy by Paul Ernest
Book DescriptionCurrently there is a great deal of interest in philosophical issues in the teaching and learning of both mathematics and science education. In this book Ernest has collected together papers from the foremost researchers and practitioners in the philosophy of mathematics education and related areas, together with a selection of papers from the International Congress of Mathematics Education held in Quebec in 1992. Throughout, the outstanding feature of the collection is its multidisciplinary approach to the field of study. This book is the second in Paul Ernest's "Studies in Mathematics Education" series.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750702904
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul Ernest
Mathematics for Primary Teachers, Paperback (December 1999)
Combines explanations of mathematical concepts with practical advice on effective ways of teaching the subject. This book provides a framework of good practice. It aims to support and enhance teachers subject knowledge in mathematical topics beyond what is taught to primary children.
Pragmatics of Mathematics Education, Hardback (September 1999)
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Counting Girls Out, Hardback (May 1998)
Based on research, this text tackles issues and truisms, such as 'women are irrational, illogical and too close to their emotions to be any good at mathematics', and examines and puts into perspective these and other claims.
Constructing Mathematical Knowledge, Paperback (May 1996)» View all books by Paul Ernest
Provides perspectives on the learning of mathematics and epistemology. The book explores constructivist and social theories of learning, and discusses the role of the computer in the light of these theories.
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