Massimo Piattelli Palmarini

The Love of Study and How to Acquire It Publication date : June 9, 2004

Do you hate maths and physics? Are you bored in history and philosophy class? Is studying a chore?

For the most part, schools and universities impart knowledge. But before students can acquire and assimilate it, they must learn how to learn and develop a love of knowledge. The author explains how to go about that, in this intelligent, witty book filled with practical advice on how to awaken the magical spark that will enable everyone - both young and old - to succeed in their studies.

“A subtle and clever manual to learn how to learn.” L'Express

Massimo Piatelli-Palmarini, a specialist in the cognitive sciences, is a research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Boston. He was a lecturer at the Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, in Paris, and has been a visiting professor at Harvard. He is the author of La Réforme du Jugement and Petit Traité sur Kant à l'Usage de Mon Fils.