The existential void in learning: Juxtaposing mathematics and literature
The University of Montana
Ottawa Township High School, IL
In this chapter unusual relations between mathematics and literature are examined in the context of a number theory problem and contemporary literary work. Lakatosí proofs and refutations is employed as a methodology for the purposes of classroom implementation.
Keywords: interdisciplinarity; proofs and refutations; philosophy of learning
AMS Subject Classification: 97
Pdf: Preprint of chapter to appear in B. Sriraman, V. Freiman & N. Lirette-Pitre (Eds). Interdisciplinarity, Creativity and Learning. Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC.