Culture and cognition

Towards an anthropology of mathematical thinking 1

Authored by: Luis Radford

Handbook of International Research in Mathematics Education

Print publication date:  June  2008
Online publication date:  April  2010

Print ISBN: 9780805858754
eBook ISBN: 9780203930236
Adobe ISBN: 9781135192761

10.4324/9780203930236.ch18

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Abstract

Like food taboos, mathematics is not free of other, very significant aspects of culture.

Owens, 2001, p. 157

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