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ERIC Number: EJ592101
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
The Practices of Mathematicians: What Do They Tell Us about Coming To Know Mathematics?
Burton, Leone
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v37 n2 p121-43 1998-1999
Interviews research mathematicians (n=70) with a focus on how they came to know mathematics. Discusses how these mathematicians understand their practices, locating them in the communities of which they claim membership, identifying the style that dominates their organization of research, and looking at their lived contradictions. Contains 14 references. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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