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[Xmca-l] Re: now out in paperback

Haenen, J. (1996) *Piotr Gal'perin: Psychologist in Vygotsky's Footsteps*.
New York: Nova


On 29 January 2015 at 03:44, Annalisa Aguilar <annalisa@unm.edu> wrote:

> Huw,
> Thank you very much for the addendum from Haenen (what is the name of the
> book?). I did not know this about Vygotsky.
> I could see how Peter might sense indifference, because in a sense,
> according to this affliction, Vygotsky was.
> Is this not sort of the inversion of what we learned in the Notes on
> Blindness video, in which John Hull talks about remembering the photograph
> better than in-person percepts at least in regard to remembering the faces
> of his family members?
> Does this mean that Vygotsky couldn't read images (is this correct?) What
> isn't clear from your quote is if he could recognize the object in the
> representation (as a whole image) or could he only see aspects of it?
> This reminds me of a musician who can play a guitar beautifully because of
> technical mastery, but doesn't hear the melody, and so cannot enjoy the
> tune.
> Anyway for me the plot thickens!
> Kind regards,
> Annalisa