Interesting ideas, Nate. Never thought of either of them.
Thanks for the ideas.
As a money losing proposition its hard to think in these terms.
On 3/9/06, Nate <vygotsky who-is-at nateweb.info> wrote:
> Has the possibility ever been entertained to sell by issue? I would be
> willing to purchase this particular issue, Also can there be audio
> versions available, read by the author preferably.
> Mike Cole wrote:
> > We face a dilemma when considering how to discuss a paper from the new
> > of MCA. It is a
> > special issue featuring a unique, long article by Saxe and Esmonde that
> > compares number systems in use in New Guinea 20+ years ago when Geoff
> > went there and recently. There are two important commentaries, by Hatano
> > Sfard. The entire package is certainly worth discussion but even if
> > were to make the entire issue available, which seems unreasonable, it is
> > very long and would, I fear, be a burden for those not interested in
> > of cultural historical change of number systems and implications for
> > cognition. Or, not interested enough to work through the article and
> > commentaries in coordinated time for a discussion.
> > I see four possibilities.
> > 1) Ask Erlbaum to make the three articles available because lots of
> > want them.
> > 2) Have a discussion of the articles for those who have subs to MCA only
> > 3) Urge people to get a copy of the journal and see if there is
> > interest to discuss over
> > the summer.
> > 4. Urge people to get a copy of the journal but not have a discussion on
> > XMCA and instead pick
> > an article on Virtual Reality and Real Life """"""""""""" for
> > By cc of this message I am asking Claudia to open the polls with this
> > message as a template
> > and a voting mechanism so people can express their preferences without
> > clogging the XMCA
> > discussion forum. Of course, you are free to make other suggestions and
> > will do what we can to implement them.
> > mike
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