Paper by J. Piaget on education and mathematics

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Original typescript of `Remarques sur l'education mathematique', a paper by Piaget given to the Southampton International Congress on Mathematical Education, 1972. (Published in translation in DEVELOPMENTS IN MATHEMATICAL EDUCATION: PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MATHEMATICAL EDUCATION ed. A.G.Howson (Cambridge, 1973) and reprinted in THE ESSENTIAL PIAGET ed. H.E.Gruber and J.J.Von che (London, 1977).)

Administrative / Biographical History

Jean Piaget (1896-1980) was educated at the Universities of Neuch tel, Zurich and Paris. He was Professor of Philosophy at Neuch tel, 1926-9, Professor of Child Psychology and History of Scientific Thought at the University of Geneva, 1929-37, and Professor of General Psychology at the University of Lausanne, 1937-54. From 1929 onwards he was Director of the International Bureau of Education and co-Director of the Institute of Scientific Education from 1933.

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