for the learning of mathematics


John Mason and  Anne Watson - Vol. 29 Num. 2 (2009)
 The Menousa

32-37
 ABSTRACT:

While Socrates and Meno are discussing the nature of knowledge through considering the
square-root of two with one of Meno's slaves, their wives are discussing the nature of
knowledge through considering the square-root of three with one of the slave girls,
using a diagram based on Raphael's 'The School of Athens' being contemplated by Euclid.

 


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