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[Xmca-l] Re: Soviet/Russian critique of West neurosciences
Excellent topic, says me from my biased perspective. You might check out
the lead article here. (At least the refs should be decipherable and there
is a bonus article by Harry Daniels!):
I agree with Natalia that Tanya Akhutina is also an excellent person to
turn to, along with Bella Kotik-Friedgut who is on this list. They can
certainly point you further.
On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 8:49 PM, Arturo ESCANDON <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Thank you very much Natalia, I will.
> All the best
> Sent from my mobile device
> > On 4 Dec 2014, at 13:21, Natalia Gajdamaschko <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi Arturo,
> > I think if you'd look at Luria's archive that Mike created, you'll find
> lots of useful stuff for your task there. I'd recommend this article of
> Tatiana Akhutina, for starters:
> > Good luck!
> > Natalia.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Arturo Escandon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: email@example.com
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 7:58:55 PM
> > Subject: [Xmca-l] Soviet/Russian critique of West neurosciences
> > I am working on a presentation about the importance of introducing a
> sound unit of analysis in micro and ontogenesis to avoid the reductionistic
> type of approach to "behaviour" in neurosciences. The standpoint is
> > Even in early Soviet psychology you could see a split between the
> sociogenetic approach and the Pavlovian one, which was considered closer to
> neurophysiology as it was carried out in the West.
> > Most of what I have read is scattered in different papers though. Has
> anyone come across a monograph or a stand-alone paper that deals with the
> differences in approach between the sociogenetic, object-directed-activity,
> Soviet/Russian approach and the kind of neuroscientific approach used in
> the West?
> > Mike's paper Phylogeny and cultural history in ontogeny has the above
> narrative in the background, and has been extremely helpful, but I hope to
> find a more metatheoretical paper.
> > Best,
> > Arturo Escandon
It is the dilemma of psychology to deal with a natural science with an
object that creates history. Ernst Boesch.