Elizabeth de Freitas

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Elizabeth de Freitas’s research focuses on the philosophical and cultural studies of education, with particular emphasis on research methodologies and mathematics education. She is an associate editor of the journal Educational Studies in Mathematics. She is the author of the novel Keel Kissing Bottom (Random House), co-editor of the book Opening the Research Text: Critical Insights and In(ter)ventions into Mathematics Education (Springer), and co-author of the book Mathematics and the Body: Material Entanglements in the Classroom (Cambridge University Press).

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Manchester Metropolitan University, UK


Mathematical Monsters and the Continuum
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: Georg Cantor, Imre Lakatos, mathematics