Author: Andreas Quale (deceased)

University of Oslo, Norway
Short Bio
Andreas Quale was born in Norway in 1938, and grew up in Norway and Australia. He studied mathematics and physics at the University of Oslo, graduating with a doctoral degree in 1974, with a dissertation in mathematical physics. He taught extensively at college and university level in mathematics, physics and computer science. Between 1995 and 2005 Quale was first Associate Professor at the NKI Computer College in Oslo, then Associate Professor at the University of Oslo. In 2005 he retired. He published a number of papers on science education, text books for upper secondary school level, and the book, Radical Constructivism: A Relativist Epistemic Approach to Science Education (2008). Andreas Quale passed away on 24 May 2016.
Constructivist approaches covered: This is the list of constructivist approaches covered in Andreas Quale’s publications in Constructivist Foundations. For a list of all approaches see http://approaches.cepa.info Radical Constructivism
Scientific disciplines covered: This is the list of all disciplines referred to by Andreas Quale’s publications in Constructivist Foundations. For a list of all disciplines see http://disciplines.cepa.info Epistemology · Ethics · Philosophy · Theology
Publications in Constructivist Foundations
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Quale A. (2015) Author’s response: Is god a radical constructivist? Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 140–147. http://constructivist.info/11/1/140
Quale A. (2015) Religion: A radical-constructivist perspective. Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 119–126. http://constructivist.info/11/1/119
Quale A. (2014) Author’s response: Ethics: A non-cognitive dimension in radical-constructivist epistemology. Constructivist Foundations 9(2): 277–282. http://constructivist.info/9/2/277
Quale A. (2014) Ethics: A radical-constructivist approach. Constructivist Foundations 9(2): 256–261. http://constructivist.info/9/2/256
Quale A. (2012) On the role of constructivism in mathematical epistemology. Constructivist Foundations 7(2): 104–111. http://constructivist.info/7/2/104
Quale A. (2010) Objections to radical constructivism. Constructivist Foundations 6(1): 12–18. http://constructivist.info/6/1/012
Riegler A. & Quale A. (2010) Editorial: Can radical constructivism become a mainstream endeavor? Constructivist Foundations 6(1): 1–5. http://constructivist.info/6/1/001
Quale A. (2008) The issue of reductionism. A radical constructivist approach to the philosophy of physics. Constructivist Foundations 4(1): 43–49. http://constructivist.info/4/1/043
Quale A. (2008) Is ontology necessary? Constructivist Foundations 3(2): 81–82. http://constructivist.info/3/2/081
Quale A. (2007) Radical constructivism – clear and compelling. Review of: Ernst von glasersfeld (2007) key works in radical constructivism. Constructivist Foundations 3(1): 52. http://constructivist.info/3/1/052
Quale A. (2007) Arguments that miss the mark. Constructivist Foundations 3(1): 15. http://constructivist.info/3/1/015
Quale A. (2007) The epistemic relativism of radical constructivism: Some implications for teaching the natural sciences. Constructivist Foundations 2(2-3): 107–113. http://constructivist.info/2/2-3/107

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