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[Xmca-l] Re: Naoki Ueno passed away
Your memories have sparked a connection, Peg, that I had not made before.
The interconnectedness, from our perspective, of the work of our Japanese
For those who do not know the work of Yutaka Sayeki. In my next note I will
paper he gave at ISCAR a few years ago.
Ueno's work out to be of interest to xmca members if they are not too
Posted lchc link in prior message.
On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 4:03 PM, Peg Griffin <Peg.Griffin@att.net> wrote:
> Thank you for letting us know about the loss of Naoki Ueno. It is a deep
> loss for many of us. He helped me so much to think about Sayeki-san's
> developing kobito theory and to recognize its power when studying
> mathematics and science learning. I am quite sure that some of the kobitos
> that Ueno-san sent into the world during our problem solving talks remain
> active in my life events even today.
> Peg Griffin
> Peg Griffin, Ph. D.
> Washington, DC 20003
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> Dear All xMCAers,
> We have regrettably inform you that Naoki Ueno, one of the most active and
> influential researchers in Japanese activity theory, has passed away on
> 27th January because of pancreas cancer. As we in Japan didn’t have any
> information on his health problem, the news was a big surprise for us. He
> had been the militant critique of the cognitivism since his graduate
> student days. It was after his return from sabbatical stay at LCHC in 1989,
> however, that his work became very productive and influential in Japan. He
> introduced the ideas of situated approach to Japan, and shocked us. He has
> remained at the front of the activity theory research and stimulating us
> not only in Japan but also internationally until his young death at 64. As
> he has many friends and comrades internationally, we tell all of you this
> sad news in xmca network.
> Kiyotaka Miyazaki
> Waseda University,
It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
that creates history. Ernst Boesch.