Tuesday, July 19, 2011

sets: extrinsic/intrinsic; Greek/Hebrew

In a volume ("Transforming Worldviews: An Anthropological Understanding of How People Change") that is a culmination of many of his areas of study,
Paul Hiebert expands previous teaching on set theory (Bounded sets, centered sets, fuzzy sets) to break sets down into extrinsic and intrinsic.

See also "new nets: intrinsic or extrinsic sets?"

David Livermore, in "Cultural Intelligence:; Improving Your CQ to Engage Our Multicultural World," picks up on this, suggesting  bounded sets as Greek, centered sets as Hebrew:

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