Re: [xmca] mediational theories of mind: Suggestions requested

From: Andy Blunden <ablunden who-is-at>
Date: Wed Aug 29 2007 - 18:16:19 PDT

organising, - I think Dewey wrote stuff about how groups think.
body shape and dress, taste generally - a world of stuff on that, I like

At 03:12 PM 29/08/2007 -0700, you wrote:
>Dear Xmca-ites---
>Toward the end of the month I will begin teaching a grad course on
>mediational theories of mind.
>I would love suggestions for interesting readings.
>We will be looking in a sort of "mcLuhanesque" way at the affordances of
>different kinds of mediators in human action/activity/mind.
>So, language and thought
>Starting with early 20th century writers of general familiarity to members
>of this list, I have been thinking about including
>such works as Cszikentmihalyi, "meaning of things," Turkle's recent
>"evocative objects," and perhaps something on mediated
>behavior in large groups such as "the wisdom of crowds."
>Any and all suggestions warmly welcomed. So much going on its hard to even
>think about how to begin to think about this
>upcoming fall!!
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