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[Xmca-l] Re: Activity theory
If you say so, Paul. A lot of knowledgeable people would not be so kind.
On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 6:25 PM, Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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
> The Mocombeian Foundation, Inc.
> <div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: mike cole <
> email@example.com> </div><div>Date:02/08/2015 9:08 PM (GMT-05:00)
> </div><div>To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> </div><div>Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Activity theory </div><div>
> </div>Paul. I am an autodidact in Activity Theory, Cultural-historical,
> 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.
> On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 9:59 AM, Dr. Paul C. Mocombe <
> > 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.
It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an object
that creates history. Ernst Boesch.