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Etymology:

foundational +‎ -ism


Noun:

foundationalism (uncountable) (epistemology) The doctrine that beliefs derive justification from certain basic beliefs 2008 March 21, Bernd Buldt, Benedikt Löwe and Thomas Müller, “Towards a New Epistemology of Mathematics”, Erkenntnis, volume 68, number 3, DOI:10.1007/s10670-008-9101-6:  A radical denial of foundationalism is offered by social constructivism (Ernest 1998 ), an approach that many researchers in mathematics education embrace.


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