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Piaget before Piaget

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HARDCOVER

$89.50 • £71.95 • €80.50

ISBN 9780674667167

Publication Date: 01/01/1994

Short

448 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

World

  • Preface
  • Introduction: Biography and Autobiography
  • 1. Neuchâtel, an Orderly Little Town
  • 2. Mollusk Taxonomy
  • 3. Natural History
  • 4. The Friends of Nature
  • 5. Piaget Discovers Bergson
  • 6. Natural History and Creative Evolution
  • 7. At the Threshold of Biology
  • 8. The Protestant Context
  • 9. The Problem of Religion
  • 10. From Catechism to Philosophy
  • 11. The Mission of the Idea
  • 12. The Making of a New Identity
  • 13. Recherche
  • 14. The Theory of Equilibrium: From Personal Crisis to Universal Salvation
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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