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[Xmca-l] Re: Sad news-- Jerry Bruner has died



Yes, strange doings on xmca, Analissa. Poor Jerry is hanging there on a
scaffold of his own
making. And Zaza who was going to join in a discussion of her article is,
like others, apparently pre-occupied!

I think that part of the difficulty re the concept of scaffolding is
present in the scaffold built into "hit reply," circumstances not of our
own choosing. And we are left just hanging there, responding to all.

Well, they will be figuring this all out on the plains of Salisbury
tomorrow morning, their time, as the sun rises over Stonehenge. It is
summer in the northern hemisphere and globally warmed where I am.

Maybe such co-incidences explain the oddity

Stay cool.
mike

On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 4:21 PM, Annalisa Aguilar <annalisa@unm.edu> wrote:

> Hello!
>
>
> I was wondering if it might be OK for recent discussion on this thread to
> be retitled so that Jerry Bruner might at least be free to wander to his
> intended destination, if there is one?
>
>
> Perhaps anything of note of his work could be posted here, but
> offshoot-topics (which are most welcomed!) could be spun off to a new
> thread title?
>
>
> I was under the impression that honoring his contribution had been
> happening, but it seems things have gotten a little debate-y?
>
>
> What do you think?
>
>
> ==============
>
>
> I myself would like to know the story how Bruner came to meet Luria. Would
> anyone like to recount that?
>
>
> ==============
>
>
> My contribution to the discussion about scaffolding:
>
>
> It occurred to me yesterday that not only is scaffolding a metaphor, but
> also a metaphor is scaffolding: once the metaphor is used and the concept
> it is intended to illustrate takes hold, that the underlying structure
> becomes conceptually autonomous and the metaphor falls away leaving the
> meaning to stand on its own.
>
>
> Kind regards,
>
>
> Annalisa
>



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