Mathematics and the body: material entanglements in the classroom

Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2014Description: xx, 261 p.ISBN: 9781107039483Subject(s): Mathematics - Study and teaching | Mathematics - PhilosophyDDC classification: 510.71 Summary: This work examines relationships between humans, animals, and the environment. Divided into two sections that consider the postcolonial from environmental and zoocritical perspectives, the book looks at narratives of development in postcolonial writing, entitlement and belonging in pastoral, and much more. http://www.cambridgeindia.org/books/searchresults?qry=9781107039483
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Table of content

Synopsis
1.When does a body become a body?
Theories of embodiment
Material phenomenology and post-humanism
Objects, quasi-objects and agency
Assemblages and processes of becoming

2.The 'ontological turn' of inclusive materialism
New materialisms
Towards a relational ontology
The pedagogy of the concept
How mathematical assemblages come to matter

3.Diagrams, gestures, movement
On gestures and diagrams
Mobile mathematics
A diagramming experiment
Inventive diagramming in the classroom
Diagrams and the exteriority of thought

.Inventiveness in the mathematics classroom
Creative acts and materiality
Digital technologies, mathematics and impulse
When do two lines intersect?
Creating a new space for potential intersection
What kind of motion makes a vertical line?
Mobility and potentiality

5.Materialist approaches to mathematics classroom discourse
Contents note continued: The materiality of language
Word assemblage
The human voice

6.The sensory politics of the body mathematical
Mathematics, the senses and intuition
Mathematics education and the sensory organs
Rethinking perception and sensation
The sensory politics of (dis)ability in mathematics
Reconfiguring the human body

7.Mapping the cultural formation of the mathematical aesthetic
Classroom consensus and dissensus
A political aesthetics
The mathematician's sensibility
New standards of curricular consensus

.The virtuality of mathematical concepts
Bridging the mathematical and physical worlds
Curriculum mapping of concepts.



This work examines relationships between humans, animals, and the environment. Divided into two sections that consider the postcolonial from environmental and zoocritical perspectives, the book looks at narratives of development in postcolonial writing, entitlement and belonging in pastoral, and much more.

http://www.cambridgeindia.org/books/searchresults?qry=9781107039483

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