understanding was built, even when understanders
acknowledge that the
He was a true explorer of life, understander
of politics and unassuming of his incredible ability.
Gaps are more frequent and more sophisticated, and the understander
must make more sophisticated inferences than the computer, sometimes applying alternative or even conflicting schemata.
Is such an understander
, whom Florby early on concedes would have to be "preternatually well-read" (12), actually possible?
For instance, we can go a long way in dealing with problems of understanding without having to speculate on what is in the mind of the understander
(Bereiter & Scardamalia, 1996).
Readers can be oblivious hypocrites, refusing to recognize the frail monster of boredom smoking his hookah as he dreams of scaffolds, in Baudelaire's address to "Hypocrite lecteur,--mon semblable,--mon frere;" or courteous, knowledgeable understanders
, of the sort Rachel Speght welcomed, as distinct from