Journals Higher Education



06 May 2009

608 Pages | 54

ISBN: 9780195367638

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The Origin of Concepts

Susan Carey

Oxford Series in Cognitive Development

  • Winner of the 2010 Eleanor Maccoby Book Award as awarded by APA
  • Demonstrates that understanding the processes of conceptual development in children illuminates the historical process by which concepts are constructed
  • Shows how developmental cognitive science resolves aspects of long-standing philosophical debates about the existence, nature, content, and format of innate knowledge
  • For cognitive and developmental psychologists, researchers, and graduate students

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