Lev Vygotsky (Continuum Library of Educational Thought v. 10)

Lev Vygotsky (Continuum Library of Educational Thought v. 10)

By: Rene van der Veer (author)Hardback

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A major international reference series providing comprehensive accounts of the work of seminal educational thinkers from a variety of periods, disciplines and traditions. It is the most ambitious and prestigious such project ever published - a definitive resource for at least a generation. The thinkers include: Aquinas, Aristotle, Bourdieu, Bruner, Dewey, Foucault, Freire, Holt, Kant, Locke, Montessori, Neill, Newman, Owen, Peters, Piaget, Plato, Rousseau, Steiner, Vygotsky, West and Wollstonecraft. Lev Vygotsky is indisputably a major thinker in education. Ren van der Veer's volume offers the most coherent account of Vygotsky's educational thought. This work is divided into:Intellectual biography Critical exposition of Vygotsky's work The Reception, Influence and Relevance of Vygotskys Work Today.

About Author

Rene van der Veer is Casimir professor of the History of Education at Leiden University in the Netherlands. One of his research interests is the history of Soviet developmental psychology and education. He has published numerous articles and co-authored and edited about a dozen books, including Understanding Vygotsky (1991), The Vygotsky Reader (1994), and The Social Mind (2000).


Intellectual biography; Critical exposition of the thinker's work; The reception and influence of the work; The relevance of the work today; Bibliography and Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826484093
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 182
  • ID: 9780826484093
  • weight: 435
  • ISBN10: 0826484093

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