LUCIA GRUGNETTI and FRANCESCO SPERANZA
Riflessioni sul problema Storia e Didattica della matematica
(risposta al Discussion Document per L'ICMI Study sull'argomento)
Received: 27 Gennaio 2000
Mathematics Subject Classification: 97D20
Abstract: In this paper we treat some main points of the the Discussion Document for the ICMI Study on The role of the history of mathematics in Mathematics Education. Our central thesis is that in teacher training, didactics, history and epistemology (of mathematics) must form a "virtuous circle" in which each justifies and strengthens the others.