Jean Piaget

Jean Piaget

Born: August 9, 1896

Died: September 16, 1980

Nationality: Swiss

Occupation: Psychologist

Biography: Jean Piaget was a French-speaking Swiss developmental psychologist and philosopher known for his epistemological studies with children. He was the eldest son of Arthur Piaget and Rebecca Jackson. His theory of cognitive development and epistemological view are together called genetic epistemology.

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Source/Notes: Ch. 2 : Adult Constraint and Moral Realism - The Moral Judgment of the Child (1932)

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