L.S. Vygotsky. Psychology of human development, 2005
Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934) - an outstanding scientist, thinker, classic of national psychology. His legacy is huge (more than 270 works), and his ideas are inexhaustible, original, and still relevant. He had a great influence on the development of national and world psychology. The famous American philosopher S. Tulmin called him Mozart in psychology. Working in difficult conditions, in a very short time he managed to make an important contribution to the psychology of art, general psychology, child and pedagogical psychology, pato-and neuropsychology, methodology of psychology, defectology and pedagogy.
His works represent the best pages of Russian psychological science. The ideas of Vygotsky and his school are the basis of the scientific worldview of new generations of psychologists throughout Russia. This book was prepared for them.
A new edition of the works of L.S. Vygotsky was prepared taking into account the comments and wishes of the team of teachers of the psychological faculty of Moscow State University. This includes all the work included in the curriculum and necessary in the educational process; all that teachers recommend. This edition has been supplemented with rare and unique materials that are not even included in the well-known six-volume collection of Vygotsky’s works.
This book combines work on general psychology, the second will include works on age and pedagogical psychology.