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Psychological-Educational Studies

Former Title: Psychological Science and Education

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2587-6139


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The study of emotions in Vygotskij: The theory of emotions 839

Campo M.
Italian Educational qualification: Degree in Education Sciences and pedagogy, Italy, Rome

This paper explains the stages of the writing in Italian is a work of Vygotsky published in Moscow only recently (1984), fifty years after his death, and which until now has not been translated in Italy: Theory of emotions. This is an unfinished manuscript written between 1931 and 1933, published as a complete work of twenty chapters grouped under the title Theory of emotions: historical-psychological. The thesis introduces the study of emotions and is briefly reviewed the evolution of theories of emotion, to explain the context in which it appears the work of Vygotsky and education suggest a hypothesis of emotional development. You try to clarify the novelty of vygotskijana the study of emotions and retrieve more references to emotions that Vygotsky did in his other works. You will also find information available on the work presented and its spread outside of Russia. It provides, finally, an account of the development of the work and the methodological approach followed in the present edition. The text presented here is also characterized by the fact that they bring in their entirety the notes in the Russian text, which is in Volume VI of Works 1982-1984, Ed Educational, Moscow, 1984, edited by MG Jaroshevskij, into which is placed on pp. 92-317. The work is within the context of the experiences of cooperation and exchange that the Master of Science in Education and Science of Education and Training has started with the Psycho-Pedagogical University of Moscow (MGPPU), a collaboration that has resulted, among other things, the Convention for the establishment of a new degree course in double degree in SCIENCE EDUCATION between MGPPU and University La Sapienza, with legal recognition both in Russia and in Italy, signed by the Rector in 2010.

Keywords: Psychology, Emotion, Theory of emotion, Higher mental functions, Vygotskij, Descartes, Spinoza, James-Lange Peripheral Conception

Column: Studia

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