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Lev Vygotsky: Philologist and defectologist, a sociointellectual biography.

@inproceedings{Yasnitsky2012LevVP,
  title={Lev Vygotsky: Philologist and defectologist, a sociointellectual biography.},
  author={Anton Yasnitsky},
  year={2012}
}
Among the pioneers of psychology, Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934) may be the best known of those who are least understood. This is not just a problem of historical scholarship: The misunderstanding of Vygotsky started with his own students and collaborators—during his lifetime—and continued after his death. It is, in other words, integrated into the literature. And that literature, as a result, appears fractured and inconsistent. Indeed, the largest and the best intellectual biography of Vygotsky is… 

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