Reasoning: Representation and Process: In Children and Adults, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Reasoning: Representation and Process

In Children and Adults, 1st Edition

Edited by Rachel Joffe Falmagne

Psychology Press

276 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781138927322
pub: 2016-12-09
SAVE ~$11.99
$59.95
$47.96
x
Hardback: 9781138927216
pub: 2015-06-03
SAVE ~$34.00
$170.00
$136.00
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315682747
pub: 2015-06-18
from $28.98


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

Originally published in 1975, this volume contains original reports of new models and data in the areas of propositional reasoning, syllogistic reasoning, and transitive inference in children and adults of the time. A wide range of theoretical viewpoints is represented, and an effort is made to integrate the models and empirical findings, as well as place them in a common perspective and elucidate the general issues and questions relevant to these various approaches. The study of logical reasoning was undergoing rapid expansion at the time and this volume brings together the latest thinking in the area, in such a way that the relation between Piagetian and non-Piagetian traditions are examined, as well as the connection between the study of reasoning and the area of linguistic inquiry. The discussions of metatheoretical issues, such as the notion of logical competence and separability of representation and logical processing, as regards the various models presented herein, made this volume required reading for all those interested in reasoning in children and adults at the time.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction Rachel Joffe Falmagne 1. Models of Deduction P.N. Johnson-Laird 2. Understanding Conditional Reasoning with Meaningful Propositions Herman Staudenmayer 3. Logic and Models of Logical Thinking Daniel Osherson 4. Syllogistic Reasoning: Logical Decision from a Complex Data Base Russell Revlis 5. Development of the Comprehension of Logical Quantifiers Edith D. Neimark and Robin H. Chapman 6. Recall of Classical Syllogisms: A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Error on Logical Problems Sylvia Scribner 7. Deductive Processes in Children Rachel Joffe Falmagne 8. The Representation of Linear Order and Spatial Strategies in Reasoning: A Developmental Study Tom Trabasso, Christine A. Riley and Elaine Gumer Wilson 9. Inference as a Developmental Construction James Youniss 10. Overview: Reasoning, Representation, Process and Related Issues Rachel Joffe Falmagne. Author Index. Subject Index.

About the Series

Psychology Revivals

Psychology Revivals is an initiative aiming to re-issue a wealth of academic works which have long been unavailable. Following the success of the Routledge Revivals programme, this time encompassing a vast range from across the Behavioural Sciences, Psychology Revivals draws upon a distinguished catalogue of imprints and authors associated with both Routledge and Psychology Press, restoring to print books by some of the most influential scholars of the last 120 years.

If you are interested in Revivals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, please visit www.routledge.com/books/series/REVIVALS/

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY008000
PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology
PSY015000
PSYCHOLOGY / History
PSY039000
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / General