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Calculus relates topics in an elegant, brain-bending manner. You understand why drugs lead to resistant germs survival of the fittest. You know why sugar and fat taste sweet encourage consumption of high-calorie foods in times of scarcity. It all fits together.
Comments on Dr. Paul Lockhart’s Essay “A Mathematician’s Lament”
This is an ebook, so metadata may be inaccurate or missing. See notes on ebooks for more information. A Mathematician's Lament is a rant. The author, Paul Lockhart, was a research mathematician but changed careers to be a K for non-US readers: childhood through pre-collegiate education math teacher.
Subscriber Account active since. The essay is a devastating and passionate assault on the mechanistic way mathematics is taught in most of our schools. Lockhart begins with a vivid parable in which a musician has a nightmare in which music is taught to children by rote memorization of sheet music and formal rules for manipulating notes.