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Claude Lévi-Strauss

an introduction.

by Octavio Paz

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the Spanish by J. S. Bernstein and Maxine Bernstein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN21.L4 P313
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5445957M
    ISBN 100801405769
    LC Control Number73121571

    About Claude Levi-Strauss. CLAUDE LÉVI-STRAUSS was a leading social anthropologist and the author of Myth and Meaning: Cracking the Code of Culture, The Elementary Structures of Kinship, Tristes Tropiques, Totemism, The Savage Mind, The Raw and the Cooked, From Honey to Ashes, and Structural. In addresses written for a wide general audience, one of the twentieth century's most prominent thinkers, Claude Lévi-Strauss, here offers the insights of a lifetime on the crucial questions of human existence. Responding to questions as varied as 'Can there be meaning in chaos?', 'What can science learn from myth?' and 'What is structuralism?', Lévi-Strauss presents, in clear, .

    Claude Levi-Strauss, a French anthropologist, was the founder of structural anthropology. This theoretical position assumes that there are structural propensities in the human mind that lead unconsciously toward categorization of physical and social objects, hence such book titles as The Raw and the Cooked () and such expositions of his work by others as The Unconscious 4/5(1). Get this from a library! Claude Lévi-Strauss. [Michel Izard; Yves-Jean Harder;] -- Anthropologue de réputation mondiale, Claude Lévi-Strauss, de l'Académie française, professeur honoraire au Collège de France, est l'auteur d'une oeuvre immense, traduite dans le monde entier, et qui.

    Claude Levi-Strauss was interested in this very notion. Claude Levi-Strauss was a French philosopher, social scientist, and one of the founding fathers of anthropology. Let's take a .   Claude Lévi-Strauss nous ouvre les yeux et les oreilles. Il sait comme personne mettre en évidence des agencements intelligents, tels que les systèmes de parenté, ou des ensembles symboliques comme les formes plastiques, les rites, les décors, les lieux : Marcel HENAFF.


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In this book as in his earlier ELEMENTARY STRUCTURES OF KINSHIP (), he combined analyses of how kinship was no more than another human construction that could be explained in terms of its own micro units with his emerging theory of by: Claude Lévi-Strauss, receiving the Erasmus Prize () Lévi-Strauss completed the final volume of Mythologiques in On 14 Mayhe was elected to the Académie française, France's highest honour for a writer.

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The most incisive critique of totemistic phenomena, one that denied the “reality” of totemism, was supplied by the French ethnologist Claude After studying philosophy and law at the University of Paris (–32), Lévi-Strauss taught in a secondary school and was associated with Jean-Paul Sartre’s intellectual circle.

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Claude Levi-Strauss, a French anthropologist, was the founder of structural anthropology. This theoretical position assumes that there are structural propensities in the human mind that lead unconsciously toward categorization of physical and social objects, hence such book titles as The Raw and the Cooked () and such expositions of his work by others as The Unconscious /5(3).

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In the yearClaude Levi-Strauss published his first book titled ‘Tristes Tropques’ or ‘A World On the Wane’ that chronicled his time in the US during the war and was regarded as literary gem by many in Parisian society.() Books, US and Canada () Books, South America and Asia () Customer Service () General Inquiries 44 Overseas Orders UK Only Online.› Find all books by 'Claude Levi-Strauss' and compare prices by Claude Levi-Strauss, Claude Levi­Strauss.

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