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Re: [xmca] Consciousness, Piaget

Thanks tony. Many have used the term consciousness in various posts and it
is of course an important term in Speech and Thinking.
But I constantly am made uneasy by the feelilng that people are using the
same letter string with very little consensus on meaning.
Seeking prise de conscience. :-)

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 8:40 AM, Tony Whitson <twhitson@udel.edu> wrote:

> As I noted earlier, I missed the motivating context for the question here
> about consciousness, and c. has not been of particular concern to me.
> However, I've just stumbled over something that people might be interested
> in. Devel Psych folks here have probably read this but maybe not recalled it
> in relation to the question here.
> Piaget was interested in what he called "taking consciousness." Succinct
> comments are in Conversations with Jean Piaget (Midway Reprint) by
> Jean-Claude Bringuier, Jean Piaget, and Basia Miller Gulati starting at page
> 87.
> Tony Whitson
> UD School of Education
> NEWARK  DE  19716
> twhitson@udel.edu
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