On-line version ISSN 1678-7110
DUARTE, Newton. Individual development, consciousness and alienation: the human being in A. N. Leontyev's psychology. Cad. CEDES [online]. 2004, vol.24, n.62, pp. 44-63. ISSN 1678-7110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32622004000100004.
In this paper, the implications of Leontyev's psychology on the current educational practices are analyzed highlighting three main areas of focus: human individual development and its differences from animal ontogenesis; the relations between the structure of consciousness and that of activity; and the social and historical phenomenon of alienation.
Keywords : Leontyev; Social-historical psychology; Human activity; Consciousness; Alienation.