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Re: [xmca] Luria on emotions

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On 15 July 2013 10:37, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:

> With the upcoming xmca discussion of Part 2 of the Special Issue on the
> emotions, people might like to look at Luria's book on his approach to the
> investigation of affect.
> http://www.marxists.org/**archive/luria/works/1932/**
> nature-conflicts/luria-**conflicts.pdf<http://www.marxists.org/archive/luria/works/1932/nature-conflicts/luria-conflicts.pdf>
> We just have the Preface and Introduction at the moment, but the
> methodological discussion here is intriguing, especially his insistence
> that it is only *psychological* investigation, based on detailed
> observation of voluntary actions and consideration of the entire system of
> the psychological and motor functions, and not *physiological*
> investigation (as in modern "neuroscience:) which can shed any light on
> problems of how human actvity can be "disorganised" - and in 1932, this
> from the guy who is virtually the founder of modern neuroscience.
> Andy
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