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Francisco Varela’s Four Key Points of Enaction Applied to Working on Mathematical Problems

Laurinda C. Brown

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Abstract

Open peer commentary on the article “From Problem Solving to Problem Posing, and from Strategies to Laying Down a Path in Solving: Taking Varela’s Ideas to Mathematics Education Research” by Jérôme Proulx & Jean-François Maheux. Upshot: After a description of Varela’s four key points to a science of inter-being: embodiment, emergence, intersubjectivity and circulation, three questions are asked and briefly explored: Are these key points illustrated in the target article? What is a problem? And what could classrooms look like where knowing is doing?

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Brown L. C. (2017) Francisco varela’s four key points of enaction applied to working on mathematical problems. Constructivist Foundations 13(1): 179–181. http://constructivist.info/13/1/179

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