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The Philosophy of Childhood

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$14.50 • £11.95 • €13.00

ISBN 9780674664814

Publication Date: 10/01/1996

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136 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction: Getting the Idea
  • 1. A Philosopher’s View of Childhood
  • 2. Theories and Models of Childhood
  • 3. Piaget and Philosophy
  • 4. Piaget and Conservation
  • 5. Moral Development
  • 6. Children’s Rights
  • 7. Childhood Amnesia
  • 8. Childhood and Death
  • 9. Literature for Children
  • 10. Child Art
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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