Egocentrism: critical review of the phenomenon (review of articles in a specialized issue of the journal New Ideas in Psychology

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Abstract

The article introduces the review of several publications collected in a thematic issue of the journal New Ideas in Psychology (2011) devoted to the problem of egocentrism in studies by Piaget and other scholars. The article discloses the efforts of some writers to estimate the perspective of investigating egocentrism in context of certain methodological paradigms (Wittgenstein, Mead, Elkind, Gibbs) and with consideration of some empirical data.

General Information

Keywords: development of intellect, egocentrism, adolescent egocentrism, moral reasoning, inter subjectivity

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology and Age-Related Psychology

Article type: review article

For citation: Kulikov D.K. Egocentrism: critical review of the phenomenon (review of articles in a specialized issue of the journal New Ideas in Psychology [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2012. Vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 5–13. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

D. K. Kulikov, PhD in Philology, associate professor of the chair of psychology and safety of living, faculty of information safety, Taganrog Institute of technology, Southern Federal University, Taganrog, Taganrog, Russia, e-mail: kuldk@mail.ru

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