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Claude Levi-Strauss

Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale du Collège de France et de l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

September 26, 1984 — 4:10 PM
University of California, Berkeley — UC Berkeley Campus

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About Claude Levi-Strauss Claude Levi-Strauss was a French social anthropologist who became a leading scholar in the structural approach to social anthropology. He is famous for theorizing that if social scientists can understand man’s mental structures they can then build … Continued

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About Claude Levi-Strauss

Claude Levi-Strauss was a French social anthropologist who became a leading scholar in the structural approach to social anthropology. He is famous for theorizing that if social scientists can understand man’s mental structures they can then build a study of man which is as scientific as the laws of gravity. He demonstrated how myths encode categories of native thought. The lecture centers itself around mythical thought and social life.

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