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ERIC Number: ED381352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 231
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: ISBN-0-7507-0387-3
Radical Constructivism: A Way of Knowing and Learning. Studies in Mathematics Education Series: 6.
von Glasersfeld, Ernst
This book gives a definitive theoretical account of radical constructivism., a theory of knowing that provides a pragmatic approach to questions about reality, truth, language and human understanding. The chapter are: (1) "Growing up Constructivist: Languages and Thoughtful People," (2) "Unpopular Philosophical Ideas: A History in Quotations," (3) "Piaget's Constructivist Theory of Knowing," (4) "The Construction of Concepts," (5) "Reflection and Abstraction," (6) "Constructing Agents: The Self and Others," (7) "On Language, Meaning, and Communication," (8) "The Cybernetic Connection," (9) "Units, Plurality and Number," and (10) "To Encourage Students' Conceptual Constructing." Each chapter contains notes. (Contains 218 references.) (MKR)
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Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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