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[Xmca-l] Re: Writing date of Leontiev - The Present Tasks of Soviet Psychology ?



Thanks David. I misread your note it seems. I did read that original MCA
mail where I tracked down the book earlier. The comments about Anna
Stetsenko were interesting in light of her later writings.

mike

On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 3:55 PM, David Kellogg <dkellogg60@gmail.com> wrote:

> No need, Mike. It's right here:
>
> https://archive.org/details/sovietpsychology00unse
>
> David Kellogg
> Macquarie University
>
> On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 8:45 AM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:
>
> > Thanks for the reminder, David. I have searched for my scans but cannot
> > find. i presumably could get the book on interlibrary loan again, Clay,
> if
> > you do not have access.
> >
> > mike
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 3:09 PM, David Kellogg <dkellogg60@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Clay:
> > >
> > > We discussed this text on xmca back in 2011, e.g.
> > >
> > > http://lchc.ucsd.edu/mca/Mail/xmcamail.2011_12.dir/msg00047.html
> > >
> > > Here's what Mike said at the time:
> > >
> > > "From the book itself, it is difficult to date the articles or to link
> > them
> > > to a particular occasion. The book was published in 1961 and came from
> > > East Germany. From the introductory material by Hans Hiebsch, an East
> > > German
> > > > psychologist, it appears to have followed the "Victory of Lysenko in
> > > August 1948." It appeared in "Soviet Pedagogy" in Number 1, 1949. I do
> > not
> > > have a copy.
> > >
> > > I think I have a copy of it back in my library in Korea, in a pamphlet
> > put
> > > out by psychiatrists sympathetic to the Communist Party--sometime in
> the
> > > mid-fifties, at the height of the McCarthy witch-hunt. But I'm in
> > Australia
> > > right now!
> > >
> > > David Kellogg
> > > Macquarie University
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 2:37 AM, Clay Spinuzzi <
> clay.spinuzzi@utexas.edu
> > >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi, all. I'm hoping someone will be able to help me nail down the
> > > original
> > > > writing date of this essay:
> > > >
> > > > Leontiev, A.N. (1961). The present tasks of Soviet psychology. In
> Winn
> > > > (Ed.), Soviet Psychology: A Symposium. New York: Philosophical
> Library.
> > > >
> > > > (The Internet Archive also has a plain text copy:
> > > > https://archive.org/stream/sovietpsychology00unse/
> > > > sovietpsychology00unse_djvu.txt
> > > > )
> > > >
> > > > The editor doesn't document where he got the text, but my best guess
> is
> > > > that it was written in the late 1940s, shortly after Lysenko's August
> > > 1948
> > > > address.
> > > >
> > > > If anyone can nail down the date more specifically, you will have my
> > > > undying gratitude and I will buy you a drink at ISCAR. Thx CS
> > > >
> > >
> >
>