Jean William Fritz Piaget, 1896 - 1980
Born: 9 August 1896, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: 16 September 1980, Geneva, Switzerland
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- Psychoanalysis is a sort of individual history, an embryology of the personality. permalink
"Psychoanalysis and its Relations with Child Psychology" (1920), reprinted in The Essential Piaget (1977)
- The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - men who are creative, inventive and discoverers. permalink
- We are constantly hatching an enormous number of false ideas, conceits, Utopias, mystical explanations, suspicions, and megalomaniacal fantasies, which disappear when brought into contact with other people. permalink
"Egocentrism of Thought in the Child" (1924), reprinted in The Essential Piaget (1977)
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