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Toward a Logic of Meanings

Human Science


by
Jean Piaget, Rolando Garcia and Philip Davidson

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


This book, the last one written by Piaget, presents a new line of empirical studies based on a revised formulation of his theory of the development of logical reasoning. The amended theory overcomes many problems and criticisms of his earlier formulations by providing a fresh explanation for the origin of mental operations and mental organization based on the concept of meaning. It also offers a more elegant vision of the continuity in mental development from birth to adulthood. As the final revision of Piaget’s theory — and one that opens up new areas of inquiry — this book calls for a reinterpretation of his earlier work — a task which will occupy scholars for decades to come.

This book, the last one written by Piaget, presents a new line of empirical studies based on a revised formulation of his theory of the development of logical reasoning. The amended theory overcomes many problems and criticisms of his earlier formulations by providing a fresh explanation for the origin of mental operations and mental organization based on the concept of meaning. It also offers a more elegant vision of the continuity in mental development from birth… (more)

This book, the last one written by Piaget, presents a new line of empirical studies based on a revised formulation of his theory of the development of logical reasoning. The amended theory overcomes many problems and criticisms of his earlier formulations by providing a fresh explanation for the origin of mental operations and mental organization based on the concept of meaning. It also offers a more elegant vision of the continuity in mental development from birth to adulthood. As the final revision of Piaget’s theory — and one that opens up new areas of inquiry — this book calls for a reinterpretation of his earlier work — a task which will occupy scholars for decades to come.

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