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Understanding Vygotsky: A Quest for Synthesis

  title={Understanding Vygotsky: A Quest for Synthesis},
  author={Ren{\'e} van der Veer and Jaan Valsiner},
Part 1: Lev Vygotsky literature and art. Part 2 The first years in Moscow 1924-1928: pedagogical psychology defectology the role of psychoanalysis the context of Vygotsky's entrance into psychology - Konstantin Kornilov and reactology crisis in psychology Vygotsky and Gestalt psychology. Part 3 The cultural-historical theory 1928-1932: cultural-historical theory the expedition to Central Asia the universe of words - Vygotsky's view on concept formation. Part 4 Moscow, Kharkov and Leningrad 1932… 

From Vygotsky to Vygotskian psychology: introduction to the history of the Kharkov School.

This paper reconstructs the early intellectual history of Vygotskian psychology, as it emerged, around the time ofVygotsky's death, in the research program of the Kharkov School.

Rethinking the early history of post-Vygotskian psychology: the case of the Kharkov school.

This paper provides a systematic overview of the research agenda of the Kharkov group between 1931 and 1941 and provides new insights into the early development of Vygotskian psychology.

The Prehistory of Cultural-Historical Theory

The chapter offers an account of the prehistory of Vygotsky’s theory. More concretely, the chapter provokes an engagement with the conceptual and methodological issues that arose in Vygotsky’s

Historical relevance of Vygotsky’s work: Its significance for a new approach to the problem of subjectivity in psychology

  • F. G. Rey
  • Psychology
    Outlines. Critical Practice Studies
  • 2009
This paper discusses theoretical issues concerning Vygotsky’s work that have remained unaddressed in the dominant interpretations of his work, either in the former Soviet psychology or in the

A Preliminary Sketch of Vygotsky’s Theory

The chapter proposes a preliminary delineation of Vygotsky’s theory. More concretely, the chapter addresses the question of the core subject matters in Vygotsky’s creative laboratory. It is argued

Vygotskian Scholars: Visions and Implementation of Cultural-Historical Theory

Although the ideas of Lev Semenovich Vygotsky are commonly known, little research has been done on how his followers are actually applying in practice his cultural-historical theory to an

Revisionist Revolution in Vygotskian Science: Toward Cultural-Historical Gestalt Psychology

Lev Vygotsky is presumably the best-known and the most-cited Russian psychologist today. At least this seems to be true of contemporary Russia and North America (Aleksandrova-Howell, Abramson, and

Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory

  • M. Gauvain
  • Psychology
    Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development
  • 2020

To Moscow with Love: Partial Reconstruction of Vygotsky’s Trip to London

Vygotsky’s very personal remarks show him to have been a very sensitive and spirited man, who was prey to strong emotions during the conference and afterwards, and the stay in London appears to have had a limited value for his own scientific development.

Hiding in Plain Sight: The Stages of Mastery/Self-Regulation in Vygotsky's Cultural-Historical Theory

During the late 1970s and 1980s, as interest in Lev Vygotsky's work was growing rapidly, most of his writings were unavailable in English. Translations of Vygotsky's work that reflect the breadth and