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an odd speech given by LS at a society meeting, in which he opines about the future of the discipline he thinks he has just revolutionized. Here's hoping all anthropologists get to be scientists one day. ...more
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Read while preparing my thesis in Bordeaux
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levi-strauss' address in the institution of the chair of social anthropology in the college de france...very accessible intro to his thought, midway in his career.. ...more
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Claude Lévi-Strauss was a French anthropologist, well-known for his development of structural anthropology. He was born in Belgium to French parents who were living in Brussels at the time, but he grew up in Paris. His father was an artist, and a member of an intellectual French Jewish family. Lévi-Strauss studied at the University of Paris. From 1935-9 he was Professor at the University of Sao Pa ...more

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