Formal Modes of Knowing
by Nel Noddings - 1985
I will discuss three domains of mathematical activity: the domain of informal, naive, or concrete experience; the domain of formal procedures (Benjamin Peirce's mathematics); and the metadomain in which we critique and discuss the domain of formal procedures. My main point will be that "doing mathematics" involves work in several modes of knowing across all three domains of activity.
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