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Loving + hating mathematics : challenging the myths of mathematical life

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  • ISBN: 0691142475
  • ISBN: 9780691142470 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 416 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ... Read More

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Subject: Mathematics Study and teaching United States
Mathematicians Psychology
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Loving and Hating Mathematics : Challenging the Myths of Mathematical Life
Loving and Hating Mathematics : Challenging the Myths of Mathematical Life
by Hersh, Reuben; John-Steiner, Vera
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Loving and Hating Mathematics : Challenging the Myths of Mathematical Life

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
1Mathematical Beginningsp. 9
2Mathematical Culturep. 46
3Mathematics as Solacep. 89
4Mathematics as an Addiction: Following Logic to the Endp. 106
5Friendships and Partnershipsp. 138
6Mathematical Communitiesp. 176
7Gender and Age in Mathematicsp. 228
8The Teaching of Mathematics: Fierce or Friendly?p. 273
9Loving and Hating School Mathematicsp. 301
Conclusionsp. 334
Review of the Literaturep. 339
Biographiesp. 349
Notesp. 385
Index of Namesp. 403
General Indexp. 410
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