The Persistence of Error
Categories: Religion / Spirituality / Philosophy
Publisher: Micah Publications
It is not only human to err, it is often creative. Mistakes are part of the exploratory process of thinking. A philosophical, psychological and mathermatical exploration of error.
This book liberates one from the regard for absolutism by demonstrating that error is not only inescapable, it is part of the intellectual adventure.
The Persistence of Error makes an important contribution to studies in cognition, mathematics, and science by exploring the nature of error.The author argues that all intellectual activity involves metaphorizing processes to be understood within a dynamic and developmental framework.
Kalechofsky’s work is based on Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, and provides a theory which is psychologically and mathematically rooted in Piaget’s epistemology.