Pretend Play as a Life-span Activity
Topoi-an International Review of Philosophy, Volume 24, Issue 2, 2005, Pages 137-147.
in this articlewe first explore why there is no description of adult pretend play in developmentalphilosophy of sciencephilosophyphilosophy of technologyMore(2+)
Arguing against the dominant developmental theories (e.g., Piaget, 1945; Vygotsky, 1978) stating that pretend play is limited to early childhood, we illustrate that pretend play is an adaptive human activity of adulthood as well as childhood. We advance this argument on three levels. First, we offer an analysis of why the discipline of de...More
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