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Authoritarian vs authoritative teaching: Polya and Lakatos

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExplanation and Proof in Mathematics
Subtitle of host publicationPhilosophical and Educational Perspectives
EditorsG. Hanna, H.N. Jahnke, H. Pulte
ISBN (Print)1441905758
Publication statusPublished - 2010


How can a teacher be authoritative without being authoritarian? Throughout his adult life, Lakatos campaigned against authoritarian teaching on both scientific and political grounds, without always disentangling the two. [start of opening paragraph]


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