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[Xmca-l] Re: Chomsky, Vygotsky, and phenomenology



I want to use Heideggerian phenomenology to synthesize or bridge chomsky with Vygotsky. ..to synthesize or bridge what Vera calls the syntax with the semantics...when we choose one or the other as a starting point for argumentation,  I believe we are thinking them apart, as descartes did with mind and body.  But, for me, they (syntax and semantics) are not apart in reality!  This might be a fruitless attempt, but it does not hurt to try!


Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
President
The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
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<div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: "Dr. Paul C. Mocombe" <pmocombe@mocombeian.com> </div><div>Date:12/17/2014  1:51 PM  (GMT-05:00) </div><div>To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu> </div><div>Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Chomsky, Vygotsky, and phenomenology </div><div>
</div>Essentially, I want to build an epistemological system beginning with chomsky and ending with Vygotsky. ..


Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
President
The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
www.mocombeian.com 
www.readingroomcurriculum.com 
www.paulcmocombe.info 

<div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: "Dr. Paul C. Mocombe" <pmocombe@mocombeian.com> </div><div>Date:12/17/2014  1:46 PM  (GMT-05:00) </div><div>To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu> </div><div>Subject: RE: [Xmca-l] Re: Chomsky, Vygotsky, and phenomenology </div><div>
</div>Yes to follow descartes is problematic...(just because you can think something apart does not mean it is apart in reality)...descartes' error, he assumed his ability to think has ontological status...But kant ' s introduction of the synthetic a prior fixes descartes, refutes Hume ' s skepticism,  and reinvents locke.  I read Chomsky as searching, empirically, for the embodied forms of understanding and sensibilities by which we experience being in the world. He stops there.  Vygotsky completes chomsky...my reading...i maybe wrong.


Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
President
The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
www.mocombeian.com 
www.readingroomcurriculum.com 
www.paulcmocombe.info