Amplification of a constructivist perspective

von Glasersfeld, Ernst
June 1997
Issues in Education;1997, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p203
Academic Journal
Opinion. Addresses issues of constructivism focused on by D.C. Phillips, while amplifying the constructivist perspective. Definition of perspective; Details on the philosophy of science; How empiricists view constructivism; Reference to the novel `The Psychology of the Child'; Conclusions of the author.


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