Vygotsky Circle as a Personal Network of Scholars: Restoring Connections Between People and Ideas

  title={Vygotsky Circle as a Personal Network of Scholars: Restoring Connections Between People and Ideas},
  author={A. Yasnitsky},
  journal={Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science},
  • A. Yasnitsky
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science
  • The name of Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934) is well-known among contemporary psychologists and educators. The cult of Vygotsky, also known as “Vygotsky boom”, is probably conducive to continuous reinterpretation and wide dissemination of his ideas, but hardly beneficial for their understanding as an integrative theory of human cultural and biosocial development. Two problems are particularly notable. These are, first, numerous gaps and age-old biases and misconceptions in the historiography of Soviet… CONTINUE READING

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