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Mathematics as a cultural system

Raymond Louis Wilder

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Published
**1981**
by Pergamon Press in Oxford, New York
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Written in

- Mathematics -- History,
- Mathematics -- Social aspects

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by Raymond L. Wilder. |

Series | Foundations and philosophy of science and technology series |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA21 .W368 1981 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xii, 182 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 182 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4116196M |

ISBN 10 | 0080257968 |

LC Control Number | 80041255 |

The mathematics that we know today is the result of a long and tortuous itinerary of cultural development. It is far from being a static ediﬁce, how-ever. Its continuous rapid pace evolution can be seen easily by mentioning a couple of signiﬁcant File Size: 32KB. Mathematics as a Cultural System: Wilder, Raymond L., Bunge, Mario: Books - or: Raymond L. Wilder.

Teaching is not only a system, they argue; it is a cultural system. In chapter six, Stigler and Hiebert describe how teaching consists of cultural scripts that are “learned implicitly, through observation and participation, and not by deliberate study” (p. 86). Mathematics As A Cultural System 1st Edition You can get Cheap essay writing help at iWriteEssays. Order custom written essays, research papers, Mathematics As A Cultural System 1st Edition theses, dissertations and other college assignments from our experienced writers. Submit your instructions to our writer for free using the form below and /10().

The study is framed by knowledge relating to the relative cultural influence on effectiveness in mathematics learning, Alan Bishop’s values in mathematics education and the role of . Mathematics in China emerged independently by the 11th century BC. The Chinese independently developed a real number system that includes significantly large and negative numbers, more than one numeral systems (base 2 and base 10), algebra, geometry, number theory and trigonometry. In the Han Dynasty, the Chinese made substantial progress on .

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Mathematics as a Cultural System discusses the relationship between mathematics and culture. The book is comprised of eight chapters discussing topics that support the concept of mathematics as a cultural system.

Chapter I deals with the nature of culture and cultural systems, while Chapter 2 provides examples of cultural patterns observable in.

The book is comprised of eight chapters discussing topics that support the concept of mathematics as a cultural system. Chapter I deals with the nature of culture and cultural systems, while Chapter 2 provides examples of cultural patterns observable in the evolution of Edition: 1.

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