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Descartes' baby : how the science of child development explains what makes us human

Author: Paul Bloom
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk edView all editions and formats
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"All humans see the world in two fundamentally different ways: even babies have a rich understanding of both the physical and social worlds. They expect objects to obey principles of physics, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bloom
ISBN: 0465007864 9780465007868
OCLC Number: 61492364
Description: xv, 271 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Foundations --
Mindreaders --
The material realm --
Artifacts --
Anxious objects --
The social realm --
Good and evil --
The moral circle --
The body and soul emotion --
The spiritual realm --
Therefore I am --
Gods, souls, and science.
Other Titles: How the science of child development explains what makes us human
Responsibility: Paul Bloom.

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"Paul Bloom is an excellent ambassador for cognitive developmental psychology.... Descartes' Baby incorporates the most recent and provocative theoretical ideas in cognitive science." American Read more...

 
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