The Pseudo-conceptual Behavior in Contexts Outside the Mathematics Classroom

  • Shlomo Vinner
Part of the Mathematics in Mind book series (MATHMIN)


In this chapter I show that the pseudo-conceptual mode of thinking also occurs in situations in philosophy and social sciences. Thus, we see that it is wrong to restrict certain modes of thinking to mathematical situations. Mathematical thinking is not an “isolated island.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shlomo Vinner
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  1. 1.The Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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