Logic and mathematics are nothing but specialised linguistic structures.
Scientific thought, then, is not momentary; it is not a static instance; it is a process.
Reflective abstraction, however, is based not on individual actions but on coordinated actions.
Scientific knowledge is in perpetual evolution; it finds itself changed from one day to the next.
To express the same idea in still another way, I think that human knowledge is essentially active.
In genetic epistemology, as in developmental psychology, too, there is never an absolute beginning.
This means that no single logic is strong enough to support the total construction of human knowledge.
I have always detested any departure from reality, an attitude which I relate to my mother's poor mental health.
Knowing reality means constructing systems of transformations that correspond, more or less adequately, to reality.
Every acquisition of accommodation becomes material for assimilation, but assimilation always resists new accommodations.