By Jean Piaget (auth.), Marilyn H. Appel, Lois S. Goldberg (eds.)
Professor Piaget, who at this writing is in his 80th yr, has committed his existence to the exploration and clarification of the genesis of information. The Piagetian version rests on either a philosophical and a organic starting place, with psychol ogy because the hyperlink among those disciplines. This quantity, the 1st in a chain that would list the reliable Symposium court cases of the Jean Piaget Society, is exclusive in that it encompasses theoreti cal, empirical, and utilized elements of Piaget's epistemology. the vast majority of papers during this assortment signify the mixed complaints of the 1st and moment annual symposia of the society. Professor Piaget's tackle, awarded on the First Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society in may well, 1971, highlights the papers inside this quantity. This paper is exceptional within the readability with which the idea that of equilibration is explicated. it's the goal of the society, via this quantity and next ones, to increase the enormous physique of data supplied via Piaget. The editors desire to enforce transmission of the ideas inside those chosen papers so they may well function an impetus for destiny investigations. we're indebted to people who supplied us with the precious editorial and secretarial tips worthy for such an undertaking.