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Title Perspectives on mathematical practices [electronic resource] : bringing together philosophy of mathematics, sociology of mathematics, and mathematics education / edited by Bart Van Kerkhove and Jean Paul van Bendegem.

Published Dordrecht : Springer, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xv, 241 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Series Logic, epistemology and the unity of science ; v. 5
Logic, epistemology and the unity of science ; v. 5.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Pt. I How to deal with mathematical practice? -- How and why mathematics is unique as a social practice / Jody Azzouni -- Mathematics as objective knowledge and as human practice / Eduard Glas -- comparison of mathematics with narrative / R. S. D. Thomas -- Theory of mind, social science, and mathematical practice / Sal Restivo -- Pt. II Taking mathematical practice seriously -- Incommensurability in mathematics / Otavio Bueno -- Mathematical progress as increased scope / Madeline Muntersbjorn -- Proof in C17 algebra / Brendan Larvor -- informal logic of mathematical proof / Andrew Aberdein -- Pt. III special case of mathematics education -- Mathematicians' narratives about mathematics / Leone Burton -- Philosophy of mathematics and mathematics education / Anthony Peressini / Dominic Peressini -- Mathematical practices in and across school contexts / Jill Adler -- importance of a journal for mathematics teachers / Ad Meskens.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Kerkhove, Bart van.
Bendegem, Jean Paul van, 1953-
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching.
Mathematics -- Social aspects.
Mathematics -- Philosophy.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781402050336 (hd. bd.)
140205033X (hd. bd.)