Volume 18 · Number 2 · Pages 235–236
Prolepsis as a Coordinating Mechanism of Semiotic Mediation

Michael Cole

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Open peer commentary on the article “Coordination Dynamics of Semiotic Mediation: A Functional Dynamic Systems Perspective on Mathematics Teaching/Learning” by Anna Shvarts & Dor Abrahamson. Abstract: I focus on the concept of prolepsis, the representation or assumption of a future act or development as if presently existing or accomplished. It is suggested that prolepsis reveals the non-linear nature of semiotic mediation.


Cole M. (2023) Prolepsis as a coordinating mechanism of semiotic mediation. Constructivist Foundations 18(2): 235–236. https://constructivist.info/18/2/235

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