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[Xmca-l] Re: Vygotsky,Marx, & summer reading

Wow! That's a radical claim, David! What other things (or events) are activities composed of??

And while you're at it, what other than commodities are units of capital composed of?


Andy Blunden
On 22/08/2017 6:21 AM, David Kellogg wrote:

Yes, the idea that activity is made up of actions, and that if we take away
actions from activity nothing remains (Leontiev). To me, this is an
admission that the whole is merely a sum of parts. Compare Vygotsky's
thought experiment of structuring a game in such a way that we take away
all the roles and we see that abstract rules remain (Chapter Seven in* "Mind
in Society")*.