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ERIC Number: EJ491851
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
Mathematical Knowledge and the Problem of Proof.
Otte, Michael
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v26 n4 p299-321 Jun 1994
Presents examples and reflections hinting at the role of formal thought in the process of knowledge growth. Discusses proof, language, and mathematics; knowledge as form versus development; the difference between concept and object; how mathematical texts can be improved; and geometry and the idea of diagrammatic reasoning. (Contains 36 references.) (MKR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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