Re: [xmca] a materialist psychology

From: Mike Cole <lchcmike who-is-at>
Date: Sun May 11 2008 - 11:29:46 PDT

What is your current take on this issue, Martin? Perhaps a followup in MCA
is warranted?


On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Martin Packer <> wrote:

> In the article published in MCA that was discussed here recently I pointed
> out that in Crisis Vygotsky declared the need to end the dualism in
> psychology by eliminating the idealist pole and developing a thoroughly
> materialist psychology. Some of the history of materialism, both in its
> reductionist and non-reductionist versions (V¹s being the latter) can be
> heard at the link below, in the BBC Radio program In Our Time. At the end
> we
> learn that they ran out of time to discuss Hegel and Marx, which is rather
> a
> shame. (This is the same program which a year or so ago ran a poll in
> which
> Marx was voted the most important philosopher of all time, much to host
> Melvyn Bragg¹s surprise and dismay.)
> <>
> Martin
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