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The Social Mind: Construction of the Idea

@inproceedings{Valsiner2000TheSM,
  title={The Social Mind: Construction of the Idea},
  author={Jaan Valsiner and Ren{\'e} van der Veer},
  year={2000}
}
General introduction 1. Development of ideas in sciences: intellectual interdependency and its social framework 2. Social suggestion and mind 3. Pierre Janet's world of tensions 4. James Mark Baldwin's theoretical heritage 5. Pragmatism and the social mind: an American context 6. George Herbert Mead's development of the self 7. Striving towards the whole: losing development in the course of history 8. Vygotsky's world of concepts 9. The social person today: continuities and interdependencies 10… Expand
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