Mathematics as an Extension Of Language

  • A. I. Weinzweig


Mathematics today pervades almost every area of human endeavour. Many disciplines which have hitherto been free of the taint of any connection with science or mathematics today rely heavily on mathematics. Fields of mathematics which have never before been sullied by application are now being applied. Widespread as this development is, it continues to grow. What is there in the nature of mathematics that has lead to this important role? In order to understand the answer to this question it is necessary to examine carefully some aspects of language itself and the acquisition of language.


Mathematical Concept Dual Task Language Acquisition Sensory Event Experimental Child Psychology 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. I. Weinzweig
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Illinois at Chicago CircleChicagoUSA

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