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Prof blames mathematics for 'global disparities in wealth'
In a chapter for a new textbook, University of Exeter professor Paul Ernest warns that mathematics education can cause "collateral damage" to society by training students in "ethics-free thought."

He even argues that since money involves mathematics, math is "implicated in the global disparities of wealth" because math students are taught to value "detached" and "calculative" reasoning.

And video-refereeing at the World Cup is not satisfying, is it?
by das monde on Thu Jun 21st, 2018 at 01:17:03 AM EST

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