Public Sources of the Personal Mind

  title={Public Sources of the Personal Mind},
  author={R. Harrė},
  journal={Theory & Psychology},
  pages={611 - 623}
  • R. Harrė
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Theory & Psychology
  • Social constructionism emphasizes the social and interactive aspects of the development of higher-order cognitive functions, in the manner of Vygotsky. Nevertheless, the general character of the human organism sets limits to the kind and level of functions which can be appropriated. On the question of the nature of psychological and especially cognitive phenomena, social constructionism points to the many cases in which a type of psychological phenomenon, such as remembering, is at least as… CONTINUE READING
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