Thanks for the news that Amazon found the Luria book. Steve.
On 1/5/06, Steve Gabosch <email@example.com> wrote:
> Here is the url for ordering the new edition of the Luria
> autobiography, The Making of Mind, from Erlbaum:
> All the text from the first edition of The Making of Mind (published
> by Harvard) is included in the new edition, including the writing
> Mike did, but there is some new material in this Erlbaum edition that
> is worth the $20 price.
> There are three new articles by Mike Cole and Karl Levitin: a preface
> entitled "Putting A Scientific Autobiography Into Its Social and
> Personal Contexts" and two sections at the end entitled "Luria In
> Social Context" and "Luria in Personal Context: Reconciling
> But wait, there's more! Included in the book is a DVD with six
> sections discussing Luria's life:
> 1. Introduction by Mike Cole (La Jolla, 2004)
> 2. Karl Levitin interviews J.P Das (Amsterdam, 2002)
> 3. Karl Levitin interviews Peter Tulviste (Amsterdam, 2002)
> 4. Michael Cole interviews Jerome Bruner and Oliver Sachs (New York,
> 5. Karl Levitin interviews Vladmir Zinchenko (Moscow, 2002)
> 6. Karl Levitin interviews Vladmir I. Lubovsky (Moscow, 2002)
> This DVD is sure to become a hard-to-find item someday (think of how
> hard it is to find an original copy of Jerome Bruner's supplement to
> Vygotsky's 1962 English language edition of Thought and
> Language). Besides its importance as supplemental material on Luria,
> this DVD also represents what I think will prove to be a new standard
> for this kind of research and scholarship. In my opinion, Mike and
> Karl and the people they interviewed have raised the bar for
> scientific autobiography by including a DVD like this in Luria's
> wonderful book.
> BTW, Mike meant the book costs 20 dollars ($19.95 plus shipping), not
> 20% (percent). We should be so lucky!
> NEW: Amazon.com is now offering the book for $19.95 plus shipping (it
> was $47.00 or something a few weeks ago).
> - Steve
> At 08:39 AM 1/4/2006 -0800, Mike Cole wrote:
> >Dear Xmca-ers,
> >Attached is the syllabus for the course on mediational theories of mind
> >has been discussed here from time to time.
> >If you are interested in participating, please email me directly and I
> >add you to the course webboard.
> >I apologize for the delay for which there were technical and
> >social-coordinational reasons.
> >Note that this course covers a 10 week span here at UCSD. We will be
> >on Fridays.We have access to
> >a polycom camera and potentially could interact with interested
> >via the internet but since the xmca participants
> >who are interested are so spread out, this is probably impractical.
> >we will use a webboard as our central facility. I have
> >applied for one to be made available.
> >Most of the reading will be made available to participants on the
> >There are a couple of possible exceptions which we can
> >discuss once we know how many people we are talking about. There is one
> >certain exception. We begin next friday, the 13th (I believe)
> >with a reading of the new autobiography of AR Luria which is purhasalbe
> >Earlbaum for 20%. It would be good to order that book
> >now if you wish to participate.
> >Given the past couple fo days discussion about semiotic theories, a
> >to which mediational theories belong, I am certain an entire
> >new 10 week set of follow on readings would be worthwhile. But I am not
> >peronally in a position to lead such an effort this spring. Perhaps
> >later in the year.
> >Again, my apologies for my slowness in getting this out.
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