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Piaget, Jean 1896-1980

Works: 5,659 works in 17,220 publications in 21 languages and 302,067 library holdings
Genres: Games  Conference papers and proceedings  Art  Case studies 
Subject Headings: Psychologists 
Roles: Author, Publishing director, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Director, Honoree, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Compiler, Secretary, Collector, Adapter, Creator, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Restager , Bibliographic antecedent, coo, Performer, Teacher , 420, Redactor, Dedicator
Classifications: BF721, 155.413
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The language and thought of the child by Jean Piaget( Book )

298 editions published between 959 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is for anyone who has ever wondered how a child develops language, thought, and knowledge. Before this classic appeared, little was known of the way children think. In 1923, however, Jean Piaget, the most important developmental psychologist of the twentieth century, took the psychological world by storm with The Language and Thought of the Child. Applying for the first time the insights of social psychology and psychoanalysis to the observation of children, he uncovered the ways in which a child actively constructs his or her understanding of the world through language. The book has since been a source of inspiration and guidance to generations of parents and teachers. While its conclusions remain contentious to this very day, few can deny the huge debt we owe to this pioneering work in our continuing attempts to understand the minds of the child -- publisher's description
The origins of intelligence in children by Jean Piaget( Book )

235 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies infant behavior which precedes and forms the basis for intelligence, including elementory sensorimotor adaptations, reflexes, and elementary habits
Structuralism by Jean Piaget( Book )

252 editions published between 1858 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 3,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provided is an overview of the analytical method known as structuralism. The first chapter discusses the three key components of the concept of a structure: the view of a system as a whole instead of so many parts; the study of the transformations in the system; and the fact that these transformations never lead beyond the system but always engender elements that belong to it and preserve its laws. Subsequent chapters illustrate this concept as it appears in mathematics and logic (group theory, general algebra); physics and biology (structural models of causality, homeostasis); psychology (the laws of Gestalt, the structure of intelligence); linguistics (synchronics, generative grammars); social sciences (analytic, global and anthropological structuralism); and philosophy (dialectic, epistemology). In addition to his own work, Piaget explains and evaluates that of such figures as Nicholas Bourbaki, Noam Chomsky, Michel Foucault, Kurt Godel, Immanual Kant, Wolfgang Kohler, Claude Levi-Strauss, Karl Marx, Ferdinand de Saussure, and H. Sinclair de Zwaart. A final chapter summarizes the history and theses of structuralism, and estimates the future contribution of this method. (Mm)
The child's conception of the world by Jean Piaget( Book )

207 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth-century developmental psychologist Jean Piaget examines the child's notions of reality and causality at various stages of development
The moral judgment of the child by Jean Piaget( Book )

111 editions published between 1848 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic study examines a problem that stands at the heart of society: How does a child distinguish between right and wrong?"--Back cover
Science of education and the psychology of the child by Jean Piaget( Book )

234 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluates developments in this field of knowledge since the author's publication of his original theories on the impact of genetic psychology on pedagogy in 1935
The construction of reality in the child by Jean Piaget( Book )

190 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also published as "The construction of reality in the child", New York : Basic Books, 1954
The psychology of the child by Jean Piaget( Book )

45 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 2,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this volume we have tried to present, as briefly and as clearly as possible, a synthesis, or summing up, of our work in child psychology. A book such as this seemed to us particularly desirable since our published studies have been spread out over a number of volumes, some of them quite lengthy and some of them fairly difficult to read. This little book, of course, is not meant to be a substitute for reading the other volumes. But it represents, we believe, a useful introduction to the questions we have studied and will enable the reader to gain an adequate understanding of what we have learned in our investigation."--Jean Piaget (March 1969)
The psychology of intelligence by Jean Piaget( Book )

83 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in English and held by 2,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Think of developmental psychology, and the name of Jean Piaget immediately springs to mind. His theory of learning lies at the very heart of the modern understanding of the human learning process, and he is celebrated as the founding father of child psychology. A prolific writer, he is the author of more than 50 books and several hundred articles. This work is one of his most important works. Containing a complete synthesis of his thoughts on the mechanisms of intellectual development, it is an extraordinary volume by an extraordinary writer
The child's conception of number by Jean Piaget( Book )

104 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the hypothesis that the construction of number is closely related to the development of logic, this book records a series of experiments investigating classes, relations, and numbers as cognitive domains. The author finds that number is organized, stage after stage, in close connection with the gradual elaboration of systems of inclusions (hierarchy of logical classes) and systems of asymmetrical relations (qualitative seriations), the sequence of numbers thus results from an operational synthesis of classification and seriation. Logical and arithmetical operations therefore constitute a single system that is psychologically natural, the second resulting from generalization and fusion of the first, under the two complementary headings of inclusions of classes and seriation of relations. When the child applies these operations to sets that are defined by the qualities of their elements, he is compelled to consider separately classes and asymmetrical relations hence, the dualism of logic of classes and logic of asymmetric relations relations. But when the same system is applied to sets irrespective of their qualities, the fusion of inclusion and seriation of the elements into a single operation totality occurs, and this totality constitutes the sequence of whole numbers, which are indissociably cordinal and ordinal. (Br)
The grasp of consciousness : action and concept in the young child by Jean Piaget( Book )

60 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, the world's foremost cognitive psychologist turns his attention to the development of the child's awareness of his own action. The book reports the results of experimentation conducted at the world-famed Center of Genetic Epistemology in Geneva, to distinguish between the child's ability to perform the actions required by a simple task and the child's understanding of the rationale behind the action. Children, ranging in age between four and adolescence, were asked to perform such tasks as walking on all fours, playing tiddlywinks, building a ramp for a toy car. They were then asked to explain how they had performed the task and in some cases to instruct the interviewer. Their answers show a number of surprising inaccuracies in the child's ability to grasp the nature of what he had done. Taking a broad view of his results, Piaget shows that they reveal several stages in the slow and gradual development of the child's conceptualization of his actions. In analyzing each stage, Piaget argues that the child's concept of his own action cannot be considered a simple matter of "enlightenment," but must be actively reconstructed from his experience. This view has always been at the core of Piaget's work, and it is here extended into an interesting new area of the child's mental world.-- Book Jacket
Play, dreams and imitation in childhood by Jean Piaget( Book )

38 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Piaget's work is a cornerstone in development. His writing is long and laborious. He takes six pages to tell us that a 2 month old exhibits imitation behaviors. He was not an expert in parsimony. In his defense the translation from French is a bit awkward. What French I can read, of his work it is smoother than this translation. Case study gold, quoted as fact as if he had done something more significant than watch his own children and write down their behavior. No experimentally designed trials here. It's funny the same people and institutions who tout his great methods of research criticize Freud for his exact same research method: the case study. Many devout Piaget loyalists have never even read his original work. They've only been exposed to his work by text books in class. For this reason alone, I urge everyone to read as much source material as possible. Piaget is no exception. Get it, read it, make your own interpretation. Love it or hate it, you'll be wiser for the effort"
The essential Piaget by Jean Piaget( Book )

39 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, truly, is the essential Piaget - a distillation of the eminent Genevan's extraordinary legacy to modern psychological knowledge. This generous selection of the most important of Piaget's writings, spanning a period of some seventy years, organizes the core of his remarkable contribution in a way that clarifies and illuminates his aims, ideas, and underlying themes
Six psychological studies by Jean Piaget( Book )

47 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of behavior and thought, the creation of logic, perception and emotion - these are the central themes
The child and reality : problems of genetic psychology by Jean Piaget( Book )

88 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way children learn about the world, especially the stages of intellectual and moral development that each child must pass through
The growth of logical thinking from childhood to adolescence : an essay on the construction of formal operational structures by Bärbel Inhelder( Book )

61 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book has two aims: to set forth a description of changes in logical operations between childhood and adolescence and to describe the formal structures that mark the completion of the operational development of intelligence. To tie these together the authors have tried to present the material in a way that would stress the close relationship between the two. Each of the first fifteen chapters (Parts I and II) includes an experimental part by the first author and a brief final analysis by the second author. This analysis aims to isolate the formal or propositional structures found in each case. Chapters 16 and 17 (beginning of Part III) are the work of the second author, whereas Chapter 18 is a joint production. In addition, the specific problems of experimental induction analyzed from a functional standpoint (as distinguished from the present structural analysis) will be the subject of a special work by the first author. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
The child's conception of time by Jean Piaget( Book )

83 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was first published in 1969
The child's conception of space by Jean Piaget( Book )

59 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of space, whether an innate idea, the outcome of experience in the external world, or an operational construction has long been a source of philosophical and speculative psychological discussion. This book deals with the development of the child's notions about space
Success and understanding by Jean Piaget( Book )

46 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book examines the how action is controlled by thought. Looks at how children slove physical and mental puzzles
Judgment and reasoning in the child by Jean Piaget( Book )

61 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a period of six decades, Jean Piaget conducted a program of naturalistic research that has profoundly affected our understanding of child development. P iaget called his general theoretical framework "genetic epistemology" because he was primarily int erested in how knowledge developed in human organisms. Piaget had a background in both Biology and Philosophy and concepts from both these disciplines inf luences his theories and research of child development
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The psychology of the child
The origins of intelligence in childrenThe child's conception of the worldThe moral judgment of the childScience of education and the psychology of the childThe construction of reality in the childThe psychology of the childThe psychology of intelligenceThe child's conception of number
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Biyāǧa, Ǧān 1896-1980

Biyāǧih, Ǧān 1896-1980

Biyāžīh, Žān 1896-1980

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Jean Piaget psicologo, biologo e pedagogista svizzero

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Jean Piaget psychologue, logicien, biologiste, épistémologue et professeur d'université suisse

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Jean Piaget Swiss psychologist, biologist, logician, philosopher & academic

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জঁ পিয়াজেঁ Swiss philosopher; developmental psychologist

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