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The philosophical baby : what children's minds tell us about truth, love, and the meaning of life / Alison Gopnik.

Gopnik, Alison, (author.).

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch j PS 155.413 GOPNIK (Text) 33946003078370 Parent/Teacher - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780312429843
  • ISBN: 0312429843
  • Physical Description: x, 288 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st Picador ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Picador/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-272) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Possible worlds : why do children pretend? -- Imaginary companions : how does fiction tell the truth? -- Escaping Plato's cave : how children, scientists, and computers discover the truth -- What is it like to be a baby? : consciousness and attention -- Who am I? : memory, self, and the babbling stream -- Heraclitus' River and the Romanian orphans : how does our early life shape our later life? -- Learning to love : attachment and identity -- Love and law : the origins of morality -- Babies and the meaning of life.
Subject: Cognition in children.
Human information processing in children.
Perception in children.

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