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Material Type: | Internet resource |
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Document Type: | Book, Internet Resource |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Hans Freudenthal; Leen Streefland |

ISBN: | 0792326539 9780792326533 |

OCLC Number: | 29387411 |

Notes: | "Reprinted from Educational studies in mathematics, 25 (1-2), 1993." |

Description: | 164 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm |

Contents: | Une lumière s'est éteinte. H. Freudenthal -- Homo Universalis / Josette Adda -- HF : working on mathematics education / Fred Goffree -- "Bond with reality is cut" -- Freudenthal on the foundations of geometry around 1900 / Henk J.M. Bos -- Hans Freudenthal (17 September 1905-13 October 1990) / W.T. Van Est -- Thoughts on teaching mechanics. Didactical phenomenology of the concept of force / Hans Freudenthal -- Wiskobas and Freudenthal : realistic mathematics education / A. Treffers -- Design of a mathematics course. A theoretical reflection -- Between end and beginning. Mathematics education for 12-16 year olds : 1987-2002 / J. De Lange. |

Responsibility: | edited by Leen Streefland. |

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### Abstract:

Pays homage to Freudenthal and his work on mathematics, its history and education. This book portrays Freudenthal as a universal human being. It reviews his final book "Revisiting Mathematics Education" (1991). It also describes Freudenthal's "Working on Mathematics Education" both from an historical as well as a theoretical perspective.
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