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The Moral Judgement of the Child

About The Book

The seminal book by this century's most important developmental psychologist chronicles the evolution of children's moral thinking.

The Moral Judgement of the Child traces children's moral thinking from preschool to adolescence, tracing their concepts of lying, cheating, adult authority, punishment, and responsibility and offering important insights into how they learn -- or fail to learn -- the difference between right and wrong.

About The Author

Jean William Fritz Piaget was a psychologist known for his work on child development. Piaget's theory of cognitive development and epistemological view are together called "genetic epistemology". Piaget placed great importance on the education of children.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (December 16, 1997)
  • Length: 416 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684833309

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