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Language and learning : the debate between Jean Piaget and Noam Chomsky / edited by Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini.

; Chomsky, Noam ; Piattelli-Palmarini, Massimo
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1980.
ISBN 0674509404

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Other Title Théories du langage, théories de l'apprentissage.
Other Authors Chomsky, Noam.
Piaget, Jean, 1896-1980.
Piattelli-Palmarini, Massimo.
Subjects Chomsky, Noam -- Congresses.
Chomsky, Noam, 1928- -- Congresses.
Chomsky, Noam.
Chomsky, Noam. -- Congrès.
Cognition -- Congresses.
Cognition -- Congrès.
Language -- Congresses.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Learning -- Congresses.
Piaget, Jean, 1896-1980 -- Congresses.
Piaget, Jean, 1896-1980 -- Congrès.
Piaget, Jean, 1896-1980.
Piaget, Jean.
Psycholinguistics -- Congresses.
Psycholinguistique -- Congrès.
Description xxxvi, 409 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Based on the transcription of the debate held in Oct. 1975 at Abbaye de Royaumont near Paris; also includes 2 papers written for the participants and distributed before the colloquium.
Translation of Théories du language, théories de l'apprentissage.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: How hard is the "hard core" of a scientific program? / Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini -- pt. 1. The debate: 1. Opening the debate: The psychogenesis of knowledge and its epistemological significance / Jean Piaget -- On cognitive structures and their development: a reply to Piaget / Noam Chomsky -- 2. About the fixed nucleus and its innateness: Introductory remarks / Jean Piaget -- Cognitive strategies in problem solving / Guy Cellerier -- Some clarifications on innatism and constructivism / Guy Cellerier -- 3. Artificial intelligence and general development mechanisms: The role of artificial intelligence in psychology / Seymour Papert -- 4. Initial states and steady states: The linguistic approach / Noam Chomsky -- 5. Cognitive schemes and their possible relations to language acquisition: Language and knowledge in a constructivist framework / Bärbel Inhelder -- 6. On the impossibility of acquiring "more powerful" structures: Fixation of belief and concept acquisition / Jerry Fodor -- 7. Language within cognition: Schemes of action and language learning / Jean Piaget -- 8. Properties of the neuronal network: Genetic determinism and epigenesis of neuronal network: Is there a biological compromise between Chomsky and Piaget? / Jean-Pierre Changeux -- 9. Interspecies comparisons of cognitive abilities: Representational capacity and accessibility of knowledge: the case of chimpanzees / David Premack -- 10. Phylogenesis and cognition: Remarks on Lorenz and Piaget: How can "working hypotheses" be "necessary"? / Norbert Bischof -- 11. Cognition and the semiotic function: Remarks on the lack of positive contributions from anthropologists to the problem of innateness / Dan Sperber -- 12. The inductivist fallacy: Statement of the paradox / Noam Chomsky and Jerry Fodor 13. Afterthoughts and clarifications: Steering a way between constructivism and innatism / Stephen Toulmin -- Afterthoughts / Jean Piaget -- pt. 2. Comments on debate: 14. What is innate and why: comments on the debate / Hilary Putnam -- 15. Discussion on Putnam's comments / Noam Chomsky -- 16. Reply to Putnam / Jerry Fodor -- 17. Comments on Chomsky's and Fodor's replies / Hilary Putnam -- 18. Psychology and psycholinguistics: the impact of Chomsky and Piaget / Jacques Mehler -- Appendix A: A critical note on the use of the term "phenocopy" / Antoine Danchin -- Appendix B: The genesis of representational space according to Piaget / René Thom -- Appendix C: Localist hypothesis and theory of catastrophes: note on the debate / Jean Petitot.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6016193
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