Lev Vygotsky: Revolutionary Scientist

Lev Vygotsky: Revolutionary Scientist

by Lois Holzman, Fred Newman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415064422

ISBN-13: 9780415064422

Pub. Date: 05/10/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Lev Vygotsky was one of the most talented and brilliant of Soviet psychologists. Despite his tragically early death at the age of 38 his accomplishments are enormously impressive: he played a key role in restructuring the Psychological Institute of Moscow; set up two research laboratories in the major cities of the USSR; founded what we call special education;

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Lev Vygotsky was one of the most talented and brilliant of Soviet psychologists. Despite his tragically early death at the age of 38 his accomplishments are enormously impressive: he played a key role in restructuring the Psychological Institute of Moscow; set up two research laboratories in the major cities of the USSR; founded what we call special education; and authored some 180 works. His innovative theories of thought and speech are important not just for psychology but for other disciplines also. Yet even though his ideas have increasingly won popularity there remains a strong need for an accessible introduction to the man and his work. In Lev Vygotsky: Revolutionary Scientist Lois Holzman and Fred Newman have written a clear introductory text suitable for undergraduate students. In so doing they have taken the opportunity to set straight the misunderstandings and misuses of Vygotsky's ideas. and his work

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415064422
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/10/1993
Series:
Critical Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
786,520
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)

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