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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Leavis, Claude Levi-Strauss, Marshall McLuhan, John Searle, and Claude Shannon.
Being very well read, Oyeyemi is quick to reference theorists like Claude Levi-Strauss and David Emile Durkheim.
Afin de mieux cemer son objet, Genevieve Vinsonneau consacre un premier chapitre au concept de culture, empruntant a l'anthropologie de Claude Levi-Strauss et a l'ethnologie.
Besides Marx and Freud, Brown alludes to a host of other authoritative figures--among them Walter Benjamin, Claude Levi-Strauss, and Foucault--to reinforce his cultural observations.
In this larger sense, the human agent in these practices resembles what Claude Levi-Strauss called the bricoleur--that is, the self who assembles and reassembles cultural and material dements from disparate sources.
While the anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss became executive secretary of the French University of New York, an institution created by emigre intellectuals in order to safeguard French culture during wartime, he decided on his own to dissolve the school after the Liberation, against the wishes of the other members of the faculty.
A seminal discussion of Bororo village design can be found in Claude Levi-Strauss, The Raw and the Cooked: Introduction to a Science of Mythology, trans.
As its name suggests, poststructuralism was born but of "structuralism," a school of thought identified with French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss that achieved prominence in the humanities and social sciences in the 1950s and '60s.
In the last section he argues for a "cognitive anthropology grounded in fieldwork" and turns to the work and influence of Claude Levi-Strauss.
has prophesied the advent of an autarkic society that would obtain its energy almost solely from the life force of its own members: They could be sacrificed in a ritual or a more simply practical manner for the survival of the group, which in any case is limited in numbers and always at the edge of subsistence, like those tribes reduced to a few nasty, dirty, unpleasant individuals described by Claude Levi-Strauss in Tristes Tropiques.
They consider such topics as gender power struggles and the occult in surrealism, Joseph Cornell's Pharmacy series as a modernist antidote, the popular use of precious stones medicinally in early modern Scotland, Christ as a pharmacist and healer in iconography and literature of the late Medieval and early modern times, and myth-making and rationality in the initiation of the shaman Quesalid in Claude Levi-Strauss.