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[Xmca-l] Re: Intonation and Gesture



Okay David, I will swallow the bait!  Why does a Heideggerian Vygotskian necessarily reject the concept of mediation?

And (my followup question), why would a Vygotskian Vygotskian maintain that the means of mediation disappears with its internalization?

cheers

Martin

On Apr 9, 2014, at 4:38 PM, David Kellogg <dkellogg60@gmail.com> wrote:

> McNeill is a Heideggerian Vygotskyan (see his discussion of his "H
> Model" in "Gesture and Thought", p. 101). This means, necessarily,
> that he rejects the concept of mediation, and with it the whole idea
> that the means of mediation disappears with its
> decontextualization/internalization.