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Computational media: the universal acid of mathematics teaching (1)

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: December 17, 2009

The times they are a-changing In Darwin’s Dangerous Idea, Daniel Dennett discusses a fantasy universal acid that eats through and transforms  all containers into which it is placed. He applies this notion of universal transformation to Darwin’s evolutionary theory, and writes: “… it eats through just about every traditional concept, and leaves in its wake […]