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The Child's Conception of the World

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An examination of the ways in which the reasoning powers of young children differ from those of adults. The author explores the child's notion of reality and causality.
Published September 24th 1992 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published 1926)
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Melanie Wiley
If you love the nuances of how children think (e.g., how they'll respond to "what color is the sky?," this is the book for you! It's heavy so take it in small doses, but it's truly adorable.
IN this book kids are psychologically experimented on by being asked questions like does the sun have feelings? where do rivers and lakes come from? why is the moon white. some of the series of questions and answers from essentially 3-12 year olds are HILARIOUS! q: "where did water come from at first?" ans: "from lots of people who spat a lot". Q: "what does the sun do when there are clouds and it rains?" ans: "it goes away because its bad weather" "why?" "because it doesn't want to be rained on ...more
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This book was recommended by a coworker after the birth of my first child. It was a really interesting take on child psychology and behavior. Being able to check it out from my University library was icing on the cake.
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Jean Piaget was a Swiss philosopher, natural scientist and developmental theorist, well known for his work studying children, his theory of cognitive development and for his epistemological view called "genetic epistemology." He created in 1955 the International Centre for Genetic Epistemology in Geneva and directed it until 1980. According to Ernst von Glasersfeld, Jean Piaget is "the great pione ...more
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