Abstraction and Representation

Essays on the Cultural Evolution of Thinking
by Peter Damerow
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Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Series: Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science

Publication Date: February 17, 2016

ISBN: 9789401586245

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This book deals with the development of thinking under different cultural conditions, focusing on the evolution of mathematical thinking in the history of science and education. Starting from Piaget's genetic epistemology, it provides a conceptual framework for describing and explaining the development of cognition by reflective abstractions from systems of actions.