Re: Collected volumes of LSV

From: Peter Moxhay (
Date: Tue Feb 15 2005 - 09:41:19 PST

For those who are interested, here's a corrected version of the
contents of the LSV collected works, with page numbers.



The Collected Works of L. S. Vygotsky

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

Editors’ Foreword p. v

Prologue to the English Edition p. 1
Jerome Bruner

The Development of Vygotsky’s Thought: An Introduction p. 17
Norris Minick

Thinking and Speech

Preface p. 39

Chapter 1. The Problem and the Method of Investigation p. 43

Chapter 2. The Problem of Speech and Thinking in Piaget’s Theory p. 53

Chapter 3. Stern’s Theory of Speech Development p. 93

Chapter 4. The Genetic Roots of Thinking and Speech p. 101

Chapter 5. An Experimental Study of Concept Development p. 121

Chapter 6. The Development of Scientific Concepts in Childhood p. 167

Chapter 7. Thought and Word p. 243

Lectures on Psychology

Lecture 1. Perception and Its Development in Childhood p. 289

Lecture 2. Memory and Its Development in Childhood p. 301

Lecture 3. Thinking and Its Development in Childhood p. 311

Lecture 4. Emotions and Their Development in Childhood p. 325

Lecture 5. Imagination and Its Development in Childhood p. 339

Lecture 6. The Problem of Will and Its Development in Childhood p. 351

Afterword to the Russian Edition p. 359
A. R. Luria

Notes to the Russian Edition
Thinking and Speech p. 375
Lectures on Psychology p. 384

Notes to the English Edition p. 387

Author Index p. 391
Subject Index p. 393

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

Foreword and Acknowledgments p. v

Vygotsky and Soviet Russian Defectology: An Introduction p. 1
Jane Knox and Carol B. Stevens

Part I: General Problems of Defectology

Introduction: Fundamental Problems of Defectology p. 29

Chapter 1: Defect and Compensation p. 52

Chapter 2: Principles of Education for Physically Handicapped Children
p. 65

Chapter 3: The Psychology and Pedagogy of Children’s Handicaps p. 76

Part II: Special Problems of Defectology

The Blind Child p. 97

Principles of Social Education for the Deaf-Mute Child p. 110

Compensatory Processes in the Development of the Retarded Child p. 122

The Difficult Child p. 139

Moral Insanity p. 150

The Dynamics of Child Character p. 153

Defectology and the Study of the Development and Education of Abnormal
Children p. 164

Part III: Questions at the Forefront of Defectology

The Study of the Development of the Difficult Child p. 173

Bases for Working with Mentally Retarded and Physically Handicapped
Children p. 178

Fundamental Principles in a Plan of Pedological Research in the Field
of “Difficult Children” p. 184

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

Introduction to Ia. K. Tsveifel’s book, Essay on the Behavioral
Characteristics and Education of the Deaf-Mute p. 209

Introduction to E. K. Gracheva’s book, The Education and Instruction of
Severely Retarded Children p. 212

The Problem of Mental Retardation p. 220

The Diagnostics of Development and the Pedological Clinic for Difficult
Children p. 241

 From Addresses, Reports, etc. p. 292

Afterword p. 302

Notes to the Russian Edition p. 315

References to Volume 1 of This Series p. 331

References to This Volume p. 333

Author Index p. 339

Subject Index p. 343

Volume 3
Problems of the Theory and History of Psychology

Translator’s Foreword and Acknowledgments p. v

Vygotsky’s “Crisis,” and its Meaning Today p. vii
R. W. Rieber and Jeffrey Wollock

Some Major Themes in Vygotsky’s Theoretical Work. An Introduction p. 1
René van der Veer

On Vygotsky’s Creative Development p. 9
A. N. Leont’ev

Part 1: Problems of the Theory and Methods of Psychology

Chapter 1: The Methods of Reflexological and Psychological
Investigation p. 35

Chapter 2: Preface to Lazursky p. 51

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

Chapter 4: Apropos Koffka’s Article on Self-Observation (Instead of a
Preface) p. 81

Chapter 5: The Instrumental Method in Psychology p. 85

Chapter 6: On Psychological Systems p. 91

Chapter 7: Mind, Consciousness, the Unconscious p. 109

Chapter 8: Preface to Leont’ev p. 123

Chapter 9: The Problem of Consciousness p. 129

Chapter 10: Psychology and the Theory of Localization of Mental
Functions p. 139

Part 2: Developmental Paths of Psychological Knowledge

Chapter 11: Preface to Thorndike p. 147

Chapter 12: Preface to Bühler p. 163

Chapter 13: Preface to Köhler p. 175

Chapter 14: Preface to Koffka p. 195

Chapter 15: The Historical Meaning of the Crisis in Psychology: A
Methodological Investigation p. 233

Epilogue p. 345
M. G. Yaroshevsky and G. S. Gurgenidze

Notes to the English Edition p. 371

Notes to the Russian Edition p. 393

References p. 409

Author Index p. 417

Subject Index p. 421

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

Prologue p. v
Joseph Glick

Chapter 1: The Problem of the Development of Higher Mental Functions p.

Chapter 2: Research Method p. 27

Chapter 3: Analysis of Higher Mental Functions p. 65

Chapter 4: The Structure of Higher Mental Functions p. 83

Chapter 5: Genesis of Higher Mental Functions p. 97

Chapter 6: The Development of Speech p. 121

Chapter 7: Prehistory of the Development of Written Language p. 131

Chapter 8: Development of Arithmetic Operations p. 149

Chapter 9: Mastering Attention p. 153

Chapter 10: The Development of Mnemonic and Mnemotechnical Functions p.

Chapter 11: Development of Speech and Thinking p. 191

Chapter 12: Self-Control p. 207

Chapter 13: Cultivation of Higher Forms of Behavior p. 221

Chapter 14: The Problem of Cultural Age p. 231

Chapter 15: Conclusion; Further Research; Development of Personality
and World View in the Child p. 241

The Question of Multilingual Children p. 253

Epilogue p. 261

Notes to the Russian Edition p. 279

References p. 287

Author Index p. 289

Subject Index p. 291

Volume 5
Child Psychology

Prologue p. v
Carl Ratner

Part 1: Pedology of the Adolescent

Chapter 1: Development of Interests at the Transitional Age p. 3

Chapter 2: Development of Thinking and Formation of Concepts in the
Adolescent p. 29

Chapter 3: Development of Higher Mental Functions during the
Transitional Age p. 83

Chapter 4: Imagination and Creativity in the Adolescent p. 151

Chapter 5: Dynamics and Structure of the Adolescent’s Personality p. 167

Part 2: Problems of Child (Developmental) Psychology

Chapter 6: The Problem of Age p. 187

Chapter 7: Infancy p. 207

Chapter 8: The Crisis of the First Year p. 243

Chapter 9: Early Childhood p. 261

Chapter 10: The Crisis at Age Three p. 283

Chapter 11: The Crisis at Age Seven p. 289

Epilogue p. 297

Notes to the Russian Edition p. 319

References p. 335

Author Index p. 343

Subject Index p. 347

Errata to Volume 4 p. 361

Volume 6
Scientific Legacy

Prologue p. v
Dorothy Robbins

Tool and Sign in the Development of the Child

Chapter 1: The Problem of Practical Intellect in the Psychology of
Animals and the Psychology of the Child p. 3

Experiments on the Practical Intellect of the Child p. 4
The Function of Speech in the Use of Tools. The Problem of Practical
and Verbal Intellect p. 12

Speech and Practical Action in the Behavior of the Child p. 14

Development of Higher Forms of Practical Activity in the Child p. 17

The Path of Development in Light of Facts p. 20

The Function of Socialized and Egocentric Speech p. 22

Change in the Function of Speech in Practical Activity p. 23

Chapter 2: The Function of Signs in the Development of Higher Mental
Processes p. 27

Development of Higher Forms of Perception p. 27

Division of the Primary Unity of the Sensory-Motor Function p. 30

Reconstruction of Memory and Attention p. 34

The Voluntary Structure of Higher Mental Functions p. 35

Chapter 3: Sign Operations and Organization of Mental Processes p. 39

The Problem of the Sign in the Formation of Higher Mental Functions p.

Social Genesis of Higher Mental Functions p. 41

Basic Rules of Development of Higher Mental Functions p. 41

Chapter 4: Analysis of Sign Operations of the Child p. 45

The Structure of Sign Operations p. 45

Genetic Analysis of the Sign Operations p. 49

Further Development of Sign Operations p. 52

Chapter 5: Methods of studying Higher Mental Functions p. 57

Conclusion p. 61

The Problem of Functional Systems p. 61

The Use of Tools by Animals and Man p. 63

Word and Act p. 65

The Teaching about Emotions. Historical-Psychological Studies

Sections 1-20 pp. 71-235

On the Problem of the Psychology of the Actor’s Creative Work p. 237

Epilogue p. 245

Notes to the Russian Edition p. 267

References p. 279

Works of L. S. Vygotsky p. 283

Works about L. S. Vygotsky p. 305

Author Index p. 327

Subject Index p. 331

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