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[Xmca-l] Re: Electronic version of Luria book



Thank you, MIke. I read some of this book back in about 1994 and was amazed by some of the experiments they undertook. I will get back into it.

Helena


Helena Worthen
helenaworthen@gmail.com

On Jul 24, 2014, at 6:30 PM, mike cole wrote:

> Helena-- I poked around after making the suggestion concerning Luria's
> discussion of "will power" and found a free electronic version here:
> https://archive.org/details/natureofhumancon032984mbp
> 
> There is an even cleaner copy at marxists dot org but could not download
> it. Maybe you will have better luck.
> 
> The book is, I believe, of interest in its entirety, but the last few
> chapters begin to show the increasing influence of LSV on Luria and the
> last chapter in particular displays that influence, along with the
> influence of Lewin. Anyway, you can check out for yourself if the examples
> he gives on the fruitlessness of "just trying harder" are useful or not.
> 
> mike