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Education and Mind in the Knowledge Age by Carl Bereiter

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Learning to Think Differently About Knowledge and Mind

Folk psychology has already been pushed way past its limit.

—E. O. Wilson (1998, p. 202)

The purpose of this chapter is to pull together ideas from the preceding five chapters, in preparation for shifting the focus of discussion in the remainder of the book to education. What I have set out so far is a way of thinking about the mind that is different from the folk way and that I have argued has important advantages for dealing with knowledge. It is not what I would call a theory. Possibly ...

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