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[Xmca-l] Re: Ernst Boesch
David--- I found the source, and it is indeed in German. Check the Oxford
Handbook of Culture and Psychology on Amazon and type in Boesch (1971). Its
all German to me! I have a quest out for the reference.
On Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 2:51 PM, David Kellogg <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm writing the foreword for our new Vygotsky volume (number SIX!),
> and I was struck by the quote from Ernst Boesch that you lately use in
> your e-mails.
> "It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science with
> an object that creates history."
> It's an epigraph I've read several times--I think you cite it in
> Cultural Psych, and also in something you wrote in the CUP volume that
> Luis Moll edited, Vygotsky and Education. I remember reading a
> marvelous article by him on the history of the violin in the CUP
> volume that MCA did in the twilight years of the last century; he knew
> about, and fully appreciated, the Chinese contribution to the
> instrument. When I googled the name, I discovered that he had died in
> July of this year.
> Can you tell us something about him? For starters, where exactly does
> that epigraph come from?
> David Kellogg
> Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science with an
object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.