Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal No. 22 (November 2007)

Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal ISSN 1465-2978 (Online)

Editor: Paul Ernest


Philip. J. Davis  Applied Mathematics as Social Contract (doc, 66kb)

Reuben Hersh  Ethics for Mathematicians (doc, 41kb)

Paul Ernest  Values and the Social Responsibility of Mathematics (doc, 64kb)

Stephen I. Brown  Transcending the Kpelle Nightmare: Personal Evolution and Excavations (doc, 1.03Mb)

David W. Jardine  Some Cautionary Notes on Jean Piaget’s Genetic Epistemology (doc, 90kb)

Peter Appelbaum and Erica Davila Math Education and Social Justice: Gatekeepers, Politics and Teacher Agency  (doc, 122kb)

Eric Gutstein  Possibilities and Challenges in Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice (doc, 125kb)

Elizabeth de Freitas  Mathematics and Curriculum Integration: Challenging the Hierarchy of School Knowledge (doc, 69kb)

Cathy Smith and Jennifer Piggott ENRICHing Mathematics: Reflections On Building A Learning Community (doc, 113kb)

Carol Murphy  The Constructive Role of the Conceptual Metaphor in Children’s Arithmetic: A Comparison and Contrast of Piagetian and Embodied Learning Perspectives (doc, 80kb)

Paul Budnik  What is Mathematics About? (doc, 62kb)

Victor Tiong  The Beauty of Mathematical Language (doc, 25kb)


For details of the Aims of the Journal and Editorial policy see previous issues up to 19.  Graduate students are warmly invited to submit coursework assignments and theses for inclusion in this journal, to make available otherwise inaccessible resources for the benefit of the research community in mathematics education and/or the philosophy of mathematics.    

Copyright Notice.  All materials published herein remain copyright of the named author(s), or of the editor if unattributed. Permission is given to freely copy the journal contents on a not-for-profit basis, provided full credit is given to the author and the journal.

Acknowledgements. The journal is made possible by the generous support of University of Exeter and special thanks go to Rich Osborne <R.M.Osborne(at)> for his technical help.

Editor:  Professor Paul Ernest, University of Exeter, School of Education and Lifelong Learning, Exeter EX1 2LU, U.K.  P.Ernest(at),   Web:  
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