ERIC Number: EJ354713
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Cartesian and Non-Cartesian Thinking: Reflections on the Learning of Mathematics.
Thomas, R. S. D.
For the Learning of Mathematics, v7 n1 p23-29 Feb 1987
Differences in cognitive structure are approached through consideration of cartesian and non-cartesian knowing. Figuration and configuration are described as two layers of cartesian knowing leading to the third layer, the cognitive structure. Knowing in general is then discussed, with comments on learning in another culture, Botswana. (MNS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
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