Re: Is Martin Packer in the house? Re: [xmca] Re: Boris assists Mike assists Eric

From: Martin Packer <packer who-is-at>
Date: Sun Nov 25 2007 - 15:41:09 PST

Hmm. I have the distinct sense of being mistaken for somebody else. And
because of wherever I was I've missed about a million messages. Let me catch
up on my reading and see if I have anything useful to add. The issue at hand
is Vygotsky's view of identity?

On 11/25/07 6:05 PM, "Mike Cole" <> wrote:

> Hi Martin back from wherever
> You made crystal clear at that earlier time of the use of the concept of
> identity in studies of communities of practice
> based on a theoretical approach that adopts a social ontology. Particularly
> enlightening was
> your explication of the kinds of data that served as your warrants for
> theoretical claims.
> You were brilliant, so it has been said.
> mike
> PS. You might write as if a kinsperson of Zygmund Bauman was lurking in the
> network just
> to make contact with Eirik's helpful post from Professor Bauman. We have
> some cross-cultural
> conondrums (conondra?) here. Presumably Vygotsky was, at least in part, a
> modernist. But he
> focused on personality, not identity, as a core concept. Is the difference
> disciplinary? Warsaw vs. Gomel?
> On Nov 25, 2007 2:30 PM, Martin Packer <> wrote:
>> Sure - having just returned from wherever I was (Washington) to wherever I
>> am (Pittsburgh, I think). I'm flattered. What did I say?
>> Martin
>> On 11/25/07 12:35 PM, "Tony Whitson" <twhitson@UDel.Edu> wrote:
>>> The discussant was Martin Packer, who gave one of the best presentations
>> I
>>> have ever heard from someone in the discussant role. If Martin sees this
>>> from wherever he is right now, maybe he would have something to add.
>> _______________________________________________
>> xmca mailing list
> _______________________________________________
> xmca mailing list

xmca mailing list
Received on Sun Nov 25 15:42 PST 2007

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Tue Dec 11 2007 - 10:18:42 PST