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Jean Piaget Symposia Series

Each year, following their annual meeting, the Jean Piaget Society publishes an edited volume. This approximately 300-page volume covers the main themes of the symposium and is published by Psychology Press.

Members of the society receive the volume free of charge. Non-members can order copies from this website.

About the Jean Piaget Society

The Jean Piaget Society, established in 1970, has an international, interdisciplinary membership of scholars, teachers and researchers interested in exploring the nature of the developmental construction of human knowledge. The Society was named in honor of the Swiss developmentalist, Jean Piaget, who made major theoretical and empirical contributions to our understanding of the origins and evolution of knowledge.

The Society's aim is to provide an open forum, through symposia, books, our journal, and other publications, for the presentation and discussion of scholarly work on issues related to human knowledge and its development. The Society further encourages the application of advances in the understanding of development to education and other domains.

In 1989, the name of the Society was changed to Jean Piaget Society: Society for the Study of Knowledge and Development.

You can find out more on the Jean Piaget Society website at http://www.piaget.org/ .

New and Published Books

21-30 of 32 results in Jean Piaget Symposia Series
  1. The Nature and Ontogenesis of Meaning

    Edited by Willis F. Overton, David S. Palermo

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Throughout its evolution, Piaget's theory has placed meaning at the center of all attempts to understand the nature and development of knowing. For Piaget, all knowing - whether sensorimotor, representational, or reasoned, and whether directed toward successful problem solutions or toward general...

    Published May 31st 1994 by Psychology Press

  2. Development in Context

    Acting and Thinking in Specific Environments

    Edited by Robert H. Wozniak, Kurt W. Fischer

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    In this volume leading developmentalists address the question of how children's thinking develops in context by drawing on the theories of Vygotsky, Gibson, and Piaget. Analyses of the ecology and the dynamics of behavior have become popular, emphasizing the particulars of people acting in specific...

    Published April 30th 1993 by Psychology Press

  3. Piaget's Theory

    Prospects and Possibilities

    Edited by Harry Beilin, Peter B. Pufall

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This volume marks the 20th Anniversary Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society. Some of the American contributors were among the first to introduce Piaget to developmental and educational psychology in the United States, while some of the international contributors worked with Piaget to develop his...

    Published February 29th 1992 by Psychology Press

  4. The Epigenesis of Mind

    Essays on Biology and Cognition

    Edited by Susan Carey, Rochel Gelman

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Reflecting the focus of a Jean Piaget Symposium entitled Biology and Knowledge: Structural Constraints on Development, this volume presents many of the emergent themes discussed. Among these themes are: Structural constraints on cognitive development and learning come in many shapes and forms...

    Published March 31st 1991 by Psychology Press

  5. Constructivist Perspectives on Developmental Psychopathology and Atypical Development

    Edited by Daniel P. Keating, Hugh Rosen

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This volume is the result of a symposium titled "Constructivist Approaches to Atypical Development and Developmental Psychopathology." What emerges from the work included here is a record of innovative extensions, refinements, and applications of the concept of constructivism. The chapters not only...

    Published October 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  6. Reasoning, Necessity, and Logic

    Developmental Perspectives

    Edited by Willis F. Overton

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    A presentation of current work that systematically explores and articulates the nature, origin and development of reasoning, this volume's primary aim is to describe and examine contemporary theory and research findings on the topic of deductive reasoning. Many contributors believe concepts such as...

    Published March 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  7. Constructivism in the Computer Age

    Edited by George Forman, Peter B. Pufall

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Discussing the future value of computers as tools for cognitive development, the volume reviews past literature and presents new data from a Piagetian perspective. Constructivism in the Computer Age includes such topics as: teaching LOGO to children; the computers effects on social development;...

    Published May 31st 1988 by Psychology Press

  8. Development and Learning

    Conflict Or Congruence?

    Edited by Lynn S. Liben

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This volume juxtaposes two different domains of developmental theory: the Piagetian approach and the information-processing approach. Articles by experts in both fields discuss how concepts of development and learning, traditionally approached through cognitive-developmental theories such as...

    Published June 30th 1987 by Psychology Press

  9. Thought and Emotion

    Developmental Perspectives

    Edited by D. J. Bearison, H. Zimiles

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 30th 1985 by Psychology Press

  10. Piaget and the Foundations of Knowledge

    Edited by Lynn S. Liben

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 30th 1983 by Psychology Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Biology and Knowledge Revisited: From Neurogenesis to Psychogenesis
    Edited by Sue Taylor Parker, Jonas Langer, Constance Milbrath
    To Be Published December 19th 2014
  2. Piaget, Evolution, and Development
    Edited by Jonas Langer, Melanie Killen
    To Be Published December 19th 2014

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