TITLE

Teaching, Learning, Describing, and Judging via Wittgensteinian Rules: Connections to Community

AUTHOR(S)
Berducci, Domenic F.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Human Studies;Dec2010, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p445
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article examines the learning of a scientific procedure, and its connection to the greater scientific community through the notion of Wittgensteinian rules. The analysis reveals this connection by demonstrating that learning in interaction is largely grounded in rule-based community descriptions and judgments rather than any inner process. This same analysis also demonstrates that learning processes are particularly suited for such an analysis because rules and concomitant phenomena comprise a significant portion of any learning interaction. This analysis further reveals the elucidating merit of Wittgensteinian rules, their relation to community and the concept of practice, and promotes the efficacy of participant-generated rule-formulations as analytic descriptors.
ACCESSION #
58785468

 

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