Re: [xmca] Vugotsky's minder

From: David Kellogg <vaughndogblack who-is-at>
Date: Mon Oct 27 2008 - 18:29:33 PDT

Dear Shirley:
I THINK I remember Levitin writing the same thing in his book "One is Not Born a Personality". That would carry a lot more weight with me. I thought Langford's book was ridiculous from beginning to end.
David Kellogg
Seoul National University of Education

--- On Mon, 10/27/08, Mike Cole <> wrote:

From: Mike Cole <>
Subject: Re: [xmca] Vugotsky's minder
To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <>
Date: Monday, October 27, 2008, 6:10 PM

Why not use google search on kolbanovsky or kolbanovsky which is available
on the lchc home page and search lchc. There has been recent discussion of
topic. Perhaps Anton or another historian of psych and Russia on the list
can comment more fully.

People can write the darndest things and believe it. Me for example. Live
and try to learn.

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Shirley Franklin

> In his 2005 book on Vygotsky Peter Langford claims that Vygotsky had a
> "minder", Kolbanoskii, set up by Stalin.
> Langford says that Kolbanoskii in fact became a committed follower of
> Vygotskian ideas and sponsored the publication of "Thinking and
> Does anyone agree with this account or know anything more about it?
> Shirley
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