Claude Levi-Strauss

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Noun1.Claude Levi-Strauss - French cultural anthropologist who promoted structural analysis of social systems (born in 1908)
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It refers to Bach, traditional Greek songs and melodies from New Guinea, and cites the texts of Claude Levi-Strauss, William Burroughs and Malcolm X.
Gilbert Durand, Claude Levi-Strauss y Pierre Brunel fueron los pioneros en teorizar y formalizar el estudio de los mitos como parte de la antropologia y la sociologia.
Claude Levi-Strauss observed that mythic thought serves to resolve contradictions within a given culture; the contemporary mythology constructed by Arunanondchai stylishly aspires to reconcile competing cultural traditions and histories, producing connections that might otherwise seem unlikely, such as between Yves Klein's "Anthropometries," 1960, and Duangjai Jansaunoi, a go-go dancer who created controversy by utilizing her topless torso to apply paint to canvas on the reality show Thailand's Got Talent.
Social anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss argued that by examining the relationship between myth and history a better understanding of historical science can be achieved.
La critica literaria Catherine Clement ha escrito Claude Levi-Strauss (Fondo de Cultura Economica.
Pour une anthropologie a taille humaine, es la publicacion de la entrevista realizada por Bertrand Richard al antropologo frances Alban Bensa, a proposito de los casi tres anos de la muerte de Claude Levi-Strauss.
but it is interesting that he compared, at one point, Saussure's conclusions from 1906-1909, with those of Claude Levi-Strauss's in 1962: "Dans la recherche des hypogrammes, Ferdinand de Saussure se livre a cette activite de redistributions d'elements prerfabriques, que Claude Levi-Strauss a analyse sous le nom de bricolage.
2011, Claude Levi-Strauss, un parcours dans le siecle.
presents a fascinating account of the intersection between French the structuralist anthropology and psychoanalysis of Claude Levi-Strauss, on the one hand, and the special place of the family in French law and political culture.
Claude Levi-Strauss and Emile Durkheim), (2) philosophy (e.
Morto na sexta-feira, 30 de outubro de 2009, em sua residencia parisiense, Claude Levi-Strauss deixou este mundo com a maior discricao, e foi sepultado na tercafeira, 3 de novembro de 2009, no cemiterio de uma pequena comunidade de Lignerolles (Cote d'Or (4)), vilarejo de cinquenta habitantes onde ele havia adquirido, desde 1964, uma bela casa em uma regiao verde.
Three essays in the third part (by Michele Cometa, Claas Morgenroth, Ulrich Welbers) pay homage to Witte's scholarship in their respective treatments of theorists Georg Lukacs, Walter Benjamin, and Claude Levi-Strauss.