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About Jean Piaget
Jean Piaget was a Swiss psychologist. He is best known for his epistemological studies with children.
He is known for his "theory of cognitive development", his "Object permanence" study and the study of "genetic epistemology". In 1955, he founded the International Center for Genetic Epistemology in Geneva.
His Personal Life
He was married to Valentine Châtenay and they had 3 children. He studied them since infancy.
In 1934, he stated: "Only education is capable of saving our societies from possible collapse, whether violent or gradual".
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Famous quotes by Jean Piaget
I have always detested any departure from reality, an attitude which I relate to my mother's poor mental health.Jean Piaget
In other words, knowledge of the external world begins with an immediate utilisation of things, whereas knowledge of self is stopped by this purely practical and utilitarian contact.Jean Piaget
It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.Jean Piaget
Our problem, from the point of view of psychology and from the point of view of genetic epistemology, is to explain how the transition is made from a lower level of knowledge to a level that is judged to be higher.Jean Piaget
Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution it finds itself changed from one day to the next.Jean Piaget
The current state of knowledge is a moment in history, changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge in the past has ever changed and, in many instances, more rapidly.Jean Piaget
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.Jean Piaget
This means that no single logic is strong enough to support the total construction of human knowledge.Jean Piaget
To express the same idea in still another way, I think that human knowledge is essentially active.Jean Piaget
Jean Piaget's Popularity
Jean Piaget was a famous Swiss psychologist, who was born on August 9, 1896. As a person born on this date, Jean Piaget is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (August 9) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1896).
People born on August 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Jean Piaget is the 381st most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Jean Piaget's birthday, Jean Piaget is the 7th most famous Swiss.
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