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The Resource The child's conception of the world, by Jean Piaget

The child's conception of the world, by Jean Piaget

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The child's conception of the world
Title
The child's conception of the world
Statement of responsibility
by Jean Piaget
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Contributor
Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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DLC
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1896-1980
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Piaget, Jean
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illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1894-
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  • Tomlinson, Joan
  • Tomlinson, Andrew
Series statement
International library of psychology, philosophy, and scientific method
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  • Child psychology
  • Imagery (Psychology) in children
  • Drawing ability in children
  • Earth in art
  • Child Development
  • Causality
  • Child
  • Mental Processes
  • Reality Testing
Label
The child's conception of the world, by Jean Piaget
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Publication
Note
"Translated by Joan and Andrew Tomlinson."
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volume
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  • nc
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Problems and methods : Method of tests, pure observation and the clinical method : The five types of reaction revealed by clinical examination ; Rules and criteria for the diagnosis of the preceding types of reaction ; Rules for the interpretation of the results
  • I. Realism : 1. The notion of thought : The first stage: thinking is with the mouth ; Looking and seeing ; The second and third stages: thinking is with the head ; Words and things -- 2. Nominal realism : The origin of names ; The place of names ; The intrinsic value of names ; Conclusions -- 3. Dreams : The first stage: the dream comes from outside and remains external ; The second stage: the dream arises in us ourselves, but is external to us ; The third stage: the dream is internal and of internal origin -- 4. Realism and the origin of the idea of participation : Realism and the consciousness of self ; Participation and magical practices ; The origins of participation and magic as manifested in the child ; Corroborative proof: spontaneous magical ideas in the adult ; Conclusion: logical and ontological egocentricity
  • II. Animism : 5. Consciousness attributed to things : The first stage: all things are conscious ; The second stage: things that can move are conscious ; The third stage: things that can move of their own accord are conscious ; The fourth stage: consciousness is restricted to animals -- 6. The concept of "life" : The first stage: life is assimilated to activity in general ; The second stage: life is assimilated to movement ; The third and fourth stages: life is assimilated to spontaneous movement, then later is restricted to animals and plants ; Conclusion: the notion of "life" -- 7. The origins of child animism, moral necessity and physical determinism : The child's spontaneous animism ; The sun and moon follow us ; Physical determinism and moral necessity ; Conclusions. The significance of the questions on child animism, and the nature of "diffuse animism" ; The origins of child animism
  • III. Artificialism : 8. The origin of the sun and moon : A primitive example of the first stage ; The first stage: the sun and moon are made artificially ; The second and the third stages: the origin of the sun and moon is first partly, then completely, natural ; The quarters of the moon -- 9. Meteorology and the origin of water : The sky ; The cause and the nature of night ; The origin of the clouds ; Thunder and lightning ; The formation of rain ; The explanations of snow, ice and cold ; Rivers, lakes and sea, the primitive origin of water -- 10. The origin of trees, mountains and of the earth : The origin of wood and of plants ; The origin of iron, glass, cloth and of paper ; The origin of stones and of the earth ; Origin of the mountains -- 11. The meaning and origins of child artificialism : The meaning of child artificialism ; The relations of artificialism with the problem of the birth of babies ; The stages of spontaneous artificialism and their relation with the development of animism ; The origins of artificialism ; The origins of identification and the causes of the decline of artificialism and animism -- Note on the relations between belief in efficacy and magic, in connection with numbers 2 and 3 of chapter 4
Control code
601550
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 397 pages
Lccn
29005717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 illustration
System control number
(WaOLN)721460
Label
The child's conception of the world, by Jean Piaget
Publication
Note
"Translated by Joan and Andrew Tomlinson."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Problems and methods : Method of tests, pure observation and the clinical method : The five types of reaction revealed by clinical examination ; Rules and criteria for the diagnosis of the preceding types of reaction ; Rules for the interpretation of the results
  • I. Realism : 1. The notion of thought : The first stage: thinking is with the mouth ; Looking and seeing ; The second and third stages: thinking is with the head ; Words and things -- 2. Nominal realism : The origin of names ; The place of names ; The intrinsic value of names ; Conclusions -- 3. Dreams : The first stage: the dream comes from outside and remains external ; The second stage: the dream arises in us ourselves, but is external to us ; The third stage: the dream is internal and of internal origin -- 4. Realism and the origin of the idea of participation : Realism and the consciousness of self ; Participation and magical practices ; The origins of participation and magic as manifested in the child ; Corroborative proof: spontaneous magical ideas in the adult ; Conclusion: logical and ontological egocentricity
  • II. Animism : 5. Consciousness attributed to things : The first stage: all things are conscious ; The second stage: things that can move are conscious ; The third stage: things that can move of their own accord are conscious ; The fourth stage: consciousness is restricted to animals -- 6. The concept of "life" : The first stage: life is assimilated to activity in general ; The second stage: life is assimilated to movement ; The third and fourth stages: life is assimilated to spontaneous movement, then later is restricted to animals and plants ; Conclusion: the notion of "life" -- 7. The origins of child animism, moral necessity and physical determinism : The child's spontaneous animism ; The sun and moon follow us ; Physical determinism and moral necessity ; Conclusions. The significance of the questions on child animism, and the nature of "diffuse animism" ; The origins of child animism
  • III. Artificialism : 8. The origin of the sun and moon : A primitive example of the first stage ; The first stage: the sun and moon are made artificially ; The second and the third stages: the origin of the sun and moon is first partly, then completely, natural ; The quarters of the moon -- 9. Meteorology and the origin of water : The sky ; The cause and the nature of night ; The origin of the clouds ; Thunder and lightning ; The formation of rain ; The explanations of snow, ice and cold ; Rivers, lakes and sea, the primitive origin of water -- 10. The origin of trees, mountains and of the earth : The origin of wood and of plants ; The origin of iron, glass, cloth and of paper ; The origin of stones and of the earth ; Origin of the mountains -- 11. The meaning and origins of child artificialism : The meaning of child artificialism ; The relations of artificialism with the problem of the birth of babies ; The stages of spontaneous artificialism and their relation with the development of animism ; The origins of artificialism ; The origins of identification and the causes of the decline of artificialism and animism -- Note on the relations between belief in efficacy and magic, in connection with numbers 2 and 3 of chapter 4
Control code
601550
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 397 pages
Lccn
29005717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 illustration
System control number
(WaOLN)721460

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