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Language and Learning: The Debate between Jean Piaget & Noam Chomsky

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Hardcover, 409 pages
Published July 1st 1980 by Harvard University Press
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Liam Porter
I would like to share as much of this book as I can so I'll keep the commentary to a minimum. I know far more about Chomsky's theories than Piaget's, so it was useful to be given a helpful comparison in the Foreword, by Howard Gardner:

Although both Piaget and Chomsky pay homage to models provided by and logic, they are fundamentally interested n quite kinds of examples and explanations. Piaget is fascinated by the behaviors children emit and, more specifically the errors they make when solving t
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Begum Sacak
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Shelves: linguistics
This book is about one of the main resources on epistemology of language and you can find the world's most intelligent scientists arguing with each other on the origins of language in humans. Though the question of the language origin still remains a mystery, this book can give us insights through the discussions and the limited evidence that we have. The book is about the debate between Piaget and Chomsky however; there are discussions by other scinetists and their comments on the debate. The e ...more
TK Keanini
Feb 12, 2010 rated it it was amazing
If you are interested in human understanding this is a book you must read.
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Brilliant and thought provoking analysis of Learning by some of the greatest minds alive in most every field.

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