RE: Collected volumes of LSV

From: del Valle, Rodrigo Tomas (
Date: Thu Feb 10 2005 - 08:18:18 PST


Here you can also find a detailed table of contents (no page numbers...)


-----Original Message-----
From: Phil Chappell []
Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2005 7:15 PM
Subject: Re: Collected volumes of LSV

On Thursday, February 10, 2005, at 06:10AM, Mike Cole <> wrote:


Peter Moxay kindly provided the following. I hope this gets to you before you haul all the volumes in.

Thanks a million anyway,



Here's my quick transcription. Is this what you need?

If anyone' interested, we can put in the page numbers sometime and post it as a web page somewhere.


Peter Moxhay
Portland Public Schools
Portland, Maine


The Collected Works of L. S. Vygotsky

Volume 1
Problems of General Psychology
Including the Volume Thinking and Speech

Prologue to the English Edition
Jerome Bruner

The Development of Vygotsky's Though: An Introduction Norris Minick



Chapter 1. The Problem and the Method of Investigation

Chapter 2. The Problem of Speech and Thinking in Piaget's Theory

Chapter 3. Stern's Thery of Speech Development

Chapter 4. The Genetic Roots of Thinking and Speech

Chapter 5. An experimental Study of Concept Development

Chapter 6. The Develpoment of Scientific Concepts in Childhood

Chapter 7. Thought and Word


Lecture 1. Peception and Its Development in Childhood

Lecture 2. Memory and Its Development in Childhood

Lecture 3. Thinking and Its Development in Childhood

Lecture 4. Emotions and Theoir Development in Childhood

Lecture 5. Imagination and Its Development in Childhood

Lecture 6. The Problem of Will and Its Development in Childhood

Afterword to the Russian Edition
A. R. Luria

Volume 2
The Fundamentals of Defectology
(Abnormal Psychology and Learnign Disabilities)

Vygotsky and Soviet Russian Defectology: An Introduction Jane Knox and Carol B. Stevens

Part I: General Problems of Defectology

Introduction: Fundamental Problems of Defectology

Chapter 1: Defect and Compensation

Chapter 2: Principles of Education for Physically Handicapped Children

Chapter 3: The Psychology and Pedagogy of Children's Handicaps

Part II: Special Problems of Defectology

The Blind Child

Principles of Social Education for the Deaf-Mute Child

Compensatory Processes in the Development of the Retarded Child

The Difficult Child

Moral Insanity

The Dynamic of Child Character

Defectology and the Study of the Development and Education of Abnormal Children

Part III: Questions at the Forefront of Defectology

The Study of the Development of the Difficult Child

Bases for Working with Mentally Retarded and Physically Handicapped Children

Fundamental Principles in a Plan of Pedological Research in the Field of "Difficult Children"

The Collective as a Factor in the Development of the Abnormal Child

Intorduction to Ia. K. Tsveifel's book, Essay on the Behavioral Characteristics and Education of the Deaf-Mute

Introduction to E. K. Gracheva's book, The Education and Instruction of Severely Retarded Children

The Problem of Mental Retardation

The Diagnostics of Development and the Pedological Clinic for Difficult Children

From Addresses, Reports, etc.


Volume 3
Problems of the Theory and History of Psychology

Some Major Themes in Vygotsky's Theoretical Work. An Introduction René van der Veer

On Vygotsky's Creative Development
A. N. Leont'ev

Part 1: Problems of the Theory and Methods of Psychology

Chapter 1: The Methods of Reflexological and Psychological Investigation Chapter 2: Preface to Lazursky

Chapter 3: Consciousness as a Problem for the Psychology of Behavior

Chapter 4: Apropos Koffka's Article on Self-Observation (Instead of a Preface)

Chapter 5: The Instrumental Method in Psychology

Chapter 6: On Psychological Systems

Chapter 7: Mind, Conscousness, the Unconscious

Chapter 8: Preface to Leont'ev

Chapter 9: The Problem of Consciousness

Chapter 10: Psychology and the Thery of Loclaization of Mental Functions

Part 2: Developmental Paths of Psychological Knowledge

Chapter 11: Preface to Thorndike

Chapter 12: Preface to Bühler

Chapter 13: Preface to Köhler

Chapter 14: Preface to Koffka

Chapter 15: The Historical Meaning of the Crisis in Psychology: A Methodological Investigation

M. G. Yaroshevsky and G. S. Gurgenidze

Volume 4
The History of the Development of the Higher Mental Functions

Chapter 1: The problem of the Development of Higher Mental Functions

Chapter 2: Research Method

Chapter 3: Analysis of Higher Mental Functions

Chapter 4: The Structure of Higher Mental Functions

Chapter 5: Genesis of Higher Mental Functions

Chapter 6: The Development of Speech

Chapter 7: Prehistory of the Development of Written Language

Chapter 8: Development of Arithmetic Operations

Chapter 9: Mastering Attention

Chapter 10: The Development of Mnemonic and Mnemotechnical Functions

Chapter 11: Development of Speech and Thinking

Chapter 12: Self-Control

Chapter 13: Cultivation of Higher Forms of Behavior

Chapter 14: The problem of Cultural Age

Chapter 15: Conclusion; Further Research; Development of Personality and World View in the Child

The Question of Multilingual Children


Volume 5
Child Psychology

Part 1: Pedology of the Adolescent

Chapter 1: Development of Interests at the Transitional Age

Chapter 2: Development of Thinking and Formation of Concepts in the Adolescent

Chapter 3: Development of Higher Mental Functions during the Transitional Age

Chapter 4: Imagination and Creativity in the Adolescent

Chapter 5: Dynamics and Structure of teh Adolescent's Personality

Part 2: Problems of Child (Developmental) Psychology

Chapter 6: The Problem of Age

Chapter 7: Infancy

Chapter 8:The Crisis of the First Year

Chapter 9: Early Childhood

Chapter 10: The Crisis at Age Three

Chapter 11: The Crisis at Age Seven


Volume 6
Scientific Legacy

Tool and Sign in the Development of the Child

Chapter 1: The Problem of Practical Intelelct in the Psychology of Animals and the Psychology of the Child

Chapter 2: The Function of Signs in the Development of Higher Mental Processes

Chapter 3: Sign Operations and Organization of Mental Processes

Chapter 4: Analysis of Sign Operations of the Child

Chapter 5: Methods of studying Higher Mental Functions


The Teaching about Emotions. Historical-Psychological Studies Sections 1-20

On the Problem of the Psychology of th Actor's Creative Work Epilogue

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