Recent Papers

in preparation
Piaget's developmental epistemology. Cambridge University Press

2019 in press
Jean Piaget

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies
Editor: Daniel Thomas Cook
Newbury Park: CA: SAGE Publishing

Critical Interview (Piagetian)
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies
Editor: Daniel Thomas Cook
Newbury Park: CA: SAGE Publishing

Piaget's infancy journal: epistemological issues.
Constructivist Foundations, 14(1), 85-87.

Deduction and a priori knowledge
Paper in the symposium Piaget’s Epistemology
Jean Piaget Society, 48th Annual Meeting, 31 May - 2 June, 2018, Amsterdam

Knowledge in mind: Piaget's epistemology

In D.M.Carré, J. Valsiner, S. Hampl (eds.).Representing Development: pasts, presents and futures of transformative models
London: Routledge

Jean Piaget

In J. A. P. Cooper (ed.). Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers. London: Routledge.

Jean Piaget

Available online
Annotated Oxford Bibliographies

From facts to norms in scientific epistemology - can you get away with it?

Human Development, Letters to the Editor, March 25, 2013.

Piaget’s méthode critique and developmental epistemics

Colloque: Psychologies de l’enfant et du développement: innovation, impacts, influences
17-18 October 2012, UniMail FPSE Université de Genève.
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1. Commentary on Vygotsky
2. Essay on necessity
3. Reason
4. Piaget's final interview with Voyat in 1980

1, 2 and 3 are pre-print texts, 4 is a previously unpublished interview
Available online - click on this link
Four texts by Jean Piaget

Knowledge a priori - from Plato and Kant to Piaget

In Erna Nairz-Wirth (ed.). Aus der Bildungsgesichte lernen, pp. 135-147. Vienna: Erhard Löcker.
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Littérature secondaire II

Piaget: recent work
In Penelope Peterson, Eva Baker, Barry McGaw, (eds.). International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd edition, Vol. 5, pp. 218-224. Oxford: Elsevier.

chap 1: Jean Piaget: from boy to man
chap 1: Reading Piaget in English
chap 3: Piaget's developmental epistemology
chap 15: Piaget's pedagogy
The Cambridge Companion to Piaget

[co-edited with Ulrich Müller & Jeremy Carpendale]
New York: Cambridge University Press.

Wittgenstein's rule-following paradox: how to resolve it with lessons for psychology
New Ideas in Psychology, 27, 228-242.
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Wittgenstein's rule-following paradox

From Origins to Destinations on the Right Track
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30, 61-64.
Review of: Catherine Sophian. The Origins of Mathematical Knowledge in Childhood. Erlbaum, 2007.

Mathematical induction and its formation during childhood

Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 669-670.

Reason has its own reasons
Human Development, 51, 148-152.
Review of: Philip Johnson-Laird. How We Reason.
Oxford University Press, 2006.

Logic and Rationality

British Journal of Educational Psychology (2007), 77, 246-248.
Review of: Robert Hanna. Logic and Rationality. MIT Press, 2006.

Chap 1: Norms in human development: introduction
Chap 5: Norms and normative facts in human development

Norms in human development
[co-edited with Jacques Vonèche]
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

New Ideas in Psychology, 24, 1-29.
Translation and commentary, Jean Piaget's "La Raison".
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Education for Thinking
British Journal of Educational Psychology, 76, 680-81.
Review of: Deanna Kuhn. Education for Thinking. Harvard University Press, 2005.

Conflict, contradiction, and contrarian
British Journal of Educational Psychology, 76, 678-79.
Review of: Larry Nucci. Conflict, contradiction, and contrarian elements in moral development and education. Erlbaum, 2005.

Developmental Psychology and Education

In B. Hopkins (ed.). The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Arithmetic Concepts, Skills, and Reasoning
American Journal of Psychology, 118 (3), 489-96.
Review of: Arthur J. Baroody, and Ann Dowker. The Development of Arithmetic Concepts and Skills: constructing adaptive expertise. Erlbaum, 2003.

Studies in reflecting abstraction
British Journal of Educational Psychology, 75, 518-19.
Review of: Jean Piaget. Studies in reflecting abstraction. Psychology Press, 2001.

The Essential Child
British Journal of Educational Psychology, 75, 331-33.
Review of: Susan A Gelman. The Essential Child: origins of essentialism in everyday thought. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Acts of Judgement, not Epistemic Triangles

Behavioural and Brain Sciences, 27, 122-23

Developmental Epistemology and Education
In J. Carpendale & U. Müller (eds.). Social interaction and the development of knowledge. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Intentionality in conceptual change and constructivism
American Journal of Psychology (2004), 117, 283-93.
Review of: Gale M Sinatra and Paul R Pintrich. Intentional conceptual change. Erlbaum, 2003.

Education and mind in the knowledge age
British Journal of Educational Psychology, 74, 127-28.
Review of: Carl Bereiter. Education and mind in the knowledge age. Erlbaum, 2002.

Chap 9: From epistemology to psychology in the development of knowledge.
Reductionism and the development of knowledge

(co-edited with Terrance Brown)
Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Chap 1: Introduction
Chap 12: Conclusion
Development and Motivation: joint perspectives

(co-edited with Colin Rogers)
Leicester: British Psychological Society.
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Introduction to children's mathematical development and education
International Journal of Educational Research, 39, 643-650.

Children's reasoning by mathematical induction: causal facts and normative facts
International Journal of Educational Research, 39, 719-42.

Internality of mental representation: twenty questions for interactivism
Consciousness and Emotion, 4, 305-24.

Teaching reasoning in a constructivist epistemology
Educational and Child Psychology, 20, 31-50.
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Teaching reasoning in a constructivist epistemology

Reasoning by mathematical induction in children’s arithmetic

Oxford: Elsevier Pergamon Press.

Piaget's model
In U. Goswami (ed.) Blackwell handbook of childhood cognitive development. Oxford: Blackwell.

Jean Piaget 1968-1979
British Journal of Developmental Psychology (2002), 20, 152-54.
Review of: J-J Ducret. Jean Piaget 1968-1979: une décennie de recherches sur les mécanismes de construction cognitive. Genève, 2000.

Unity and modularity
British Journal of Educational Psychology (2002), 72, 300-03.
Review of: Andreas Demetriou & Smaragda Kazi. Unity and modularity in the mind and the self. Routledge, 2001.

Harré on Piaget's Sociological Studies
[with Wolfe Mays].
New Ideas in Psychology, 19, 221-36

Jean Piaget
In J. A. Palmer (ed.). 50 Modern thinkers on education: from Piaget to the
present. London: Routledge.

Commentary on Vygotsky's criticism

New Ideas in Psychology, 18, 241-59.
Translation/commentary with addendum: Jean Piaget "Commentaire sur les remarques critiques de Vygotski".