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ERIC Number: EJ653005
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-2004
Thickening the Discussion: Inspecting Constructivist Theories of Knowledge through a Jamesian Lens.
Woods, Braford S.; Murphy, P. Karen
Educational Theory, v52 n1 p43-59 Win 2002
Delineates the apparent, though unclaimed, intellectual relations between William James' philosophical and psychological writings and the constructivist sub-genres of social cognition, situated cognition, and radical constructivism, suggesting that James' work offers a clarity and inclusiveness of thought that predates the postulates of constructivism. The paper provides insights into the complexities of Jamesian theory and synopsizes these contemporary theories. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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