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The Study of Heredity and the Environment in Pedology

  • L. S. Vygotsky
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Part of the Perspectives in Cultural-Historical Research book series (PCHR, volume 7)

Abstract

Throughout these lectures, Vygotsky starts out with an introduction of basic principles, sets out a method, and seeks to formulate the results of his enquiry as laws. In this lecture, he starts out by saying that the study of heredity, which is not to be dissociated from the environment even in a chapter ostensibly devoted to genetics in a narrow sense, will help students materialize the basic principles introduced in the last lecture as abstract statements that can even be applied to molecular water and apply them to pedological problems. He then discusses data from mass studies on monozygotic and dizygotic twins. Finally, he sets us the task of generalizing these results into general laws or propositions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. S. Vygotsky
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  1. 1.MoscowRussia

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