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The origin of concepts / Susan Carey.

Author/Creator:
Carey, Susan.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series:
Oxford series in cognitive development.
Oxford series in cognitive development
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 598 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Concepts.
Contents:
Some preliminaries
The initial representational repertoire : the empiricist picture
Core object cognition
Core cognition : number
Core cognition : agency
Representations of cause
Language and core cognition
Beyond core cognition : natural number
Beyond the numeral list representation of integers
Beyond core object cognition
The process of conceptual change
Conclusion I: The origins of concepts
Conclusion II: Implications for a theory of concepts.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 539-566) and indexes.
ISBN:
9780195367638 (cloth : alk. paper)
0195367634 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
233697385
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