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[Xmca-l] Re: Activity theory



If you say so, Paul. A lot of knowledgeable people would not be so kind.
mike

On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 6:25 PM, Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <pmocombe@mocombeian.com
> wrote:

> Thanks mike...in the paper I refer to you as an activity/praxis theorists,
> which represents a neo-Marxist interpretation of vygotskyian psychology...i
> hope that is an adequate representation of your work...
>
>
> Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
> President
> The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
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> <div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: mike cole <
> mcole@ucsd.edu> </div><div>Date:02/08/2015  9:08 PM  (GMT-05:00)
> </div><div>To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu>
> </div><div>Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Activity theory </div><div>
> </div>Paul. I am an autodidact in Activity Theory, Cultural-historical,
> theory,
> etc.  I greatly admire the work of Sahlins and the others you mention as
> well. There are clear connections to ideas of Habermas as well as Foucault.
> I employ that at various places in my work, but mostly in the domain of
> instruction in the Communication Department, and rarely in writing.
>
> The thing about autodidacts is that they tend to appear outrageously
> eclectic to the cognisenti. Which provides many occasions for
> enlightenment! :-)
>
> At a another level of analysis, the work of Kenneth Burke seems important
> to me.
>
> mike
>
> On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 9:59 AM, Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <
> pmocombe@mocombeian.com
> > wrote:
>
> > Mike cole,
> >
> > Mike I am reading some of your work for a paper I am working on.  It
> > appears to be a parallel between your activity theory and the
> > structurationist works of giddens, bourdieu, and Marshall sahlins.
> > Although habermas's work is included in structuration theory I do not see
> > so much of his work in yours.  Do you a paper where you compare your
> > activity theory with structurationists sociology?
> >
> >
> > Dr. Paul C. Mocombe
> > President
> > The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
> > www.mocombeian.com
> > www.readingroomcurriculum.com
> > www.paulcmocombe.info
>
>
>
>
> --
> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
> that creates history. Ernst Boesch.
>
>


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It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
that creates history. Ernst Boesch.