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ERIC Number: EJ804192
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1954
The Problem of the Particular and its Relation to the General in Mathematics Education
Font, Vicenc; Contreras, Angel
Educational Studies in Mathematics, v69 n1 p33-52 Sep 2008
Research in the didactics of mathematics has shown the importance of the problem of the particular and its relation to the general in teaching and learning mathematics as well as the complexity of factors related to them. In particular, one of the central open questions is the nature and diversity of objects that carry out the role of particular or general and the diversity of paths that lead from the particular to the general. The objective of this article is to show how the notion of semiotic function and mathematics ontology, elaborated by the onto-semiotic approach to mathematics knowledge, enables us to face such a problem.
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