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Did I drop the thread of this topic? Or did things get resolved? I looked to see if I might send some writing I've been working on that summarizes LSV's account of stages, but it's way too rough.

Martin

On Aug 10, 2014, at 6:38 PM, Huw Lloyd <huw.softdesigns@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 30 July 2014 18:30, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Martin,
>> Vygotsky's Problem of Age is a difficult essay. I wonder if you could say a
>> bit more about the crisis at 6 (7,8?) years and the one at 12 years? The
>> others are fairly self explanatory but those two are a bit more
>> complicated. Among other things, it isn't clear what is different about the
>> crisis at 2.5 and the crisis at 6.
>> -greg
>> 
>> 
> Greg
> 
> See Leontyev's paper, The Theory of the Development of the Child's Psyche
> in The Development of Mind: Selected Works of A. N. Leontyev (pp. 361-362)
> 
> https://www.marxists.org/archive/leontev/works/development-mind.pdf
> 
> Best,
> Huw
> 
> 
> 
>> 
>> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 6:44 AM, Martin John Packer <
>> mpacker@uniandes.edu.co
>>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Though in other texts he wrote of adolescence as such a time of crisis
>>> that the whole stage should be considered a transition. In the lectures
>> on
>>> child development Vygotsky describes the following crises:
>>> 
>>> Birth: the child is differentiated physically
>>> 1 year: the child is differentiated biologically
>>> 2.5 years: the child is differentiated psychologically
>>> 6 years: inside & outside of self are differentiated
>>> 12 years: actual & possible selves are differentiated
>>> 
>>> Martin
>>> 
>>> On Jul 28, 2014, at 6:36 PM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Francis, most of the crises which Vygotsky mentions in
>>>> http://www.marxists.org/archive/vygotsky/works/1934/problem-age.htm
>>>> are associated with childhood before school. (It is an unfinished
>> work).
>>>> Andy
>>>> 
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> *Andy Blunden*
>>>> http://home.pacific.net.au/~andy/
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> FRANCIS J. SULLIVAN wrote:
>>>>> ...
>>>>> 
>>>>> In any case, I wonder if Vygotsky considered whether schooling itself
>>> might
>>>>> be responsible, at least partly, for the child's apparent alienation
>>> from
>>>>> schooling at these moments.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Francis J. Sullivan, Ph.D.
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
>> Assistant Professor
>> Department of Anthropology
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>>