# Rethinking history and epistemology in mathematics education*

@article{Furinghetti2020RethinkingHA, title={Rethinking history and epistemology in mathematics education*}, author={F. Furinghetti}, journal={International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology}, year={2020}, volume={51}, pages={967 - 994} }

For a long time, mathematics educators have shown interest in the use of history of mathematics in mathematics teaching. This article discusses some interesting reasons put forwards by the supporters of this use and their epistemological assumptions. The initial part of the article provides a short account of the setting in which the first discussions and the first experiments concerning the use of history in mathematics teaching took place. Afterwards, the article outlines the development of… Expand

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