The Adventure as Experienced by the Researchers

  • Guy Brousseau
  • Nadine Brousseau
  • Virginia Warfield


This chapter, originally conceived as a discussion of the research intentions behind the lessons in  Chap. 2, how the research was carried out, and what results were developed, underwent a major expansion and enrichment. These resulted from the fact that in going back to produce this discussion, Brousseau became conscious of a degree of complexity that was more apparent in retrospect than in the process of living it. Delving into that complexity broadened and deepened the discussion.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guy Brousseau
    • 1
  • Nadine Brousseau
    • 2
  • Virginia Warfield
    • 3
  1. 1.Université de BordeauxBordeauxFrance
  2. 2.BordeauxFrance
  3. 3.University of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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