Lévi-Strauss, Claude

Lévi-Strauss, Claude
 (1908–) French anthropologist.

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  • LEVI-STRAUSS, CLAUDE — (1908– ), French anthropologist. Born in Brussels, Belgium, and educated at the Sorbonne, he was chosen as a member of the French University mission to Brazil in 1934 where he became professor of sociology at the University of São Paulo from 1935 …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude — (1908 )    anthropologist    The leading proponent of structuralism in social anthropology, Claude Lévi Strauss was born in Brussels, Belgium, and raised in France. He studied at the sorbonne and, in 1935, became professor of sociology (1935 39)… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude — born Nov. 28, 1908, Brussels, Belg. Belgian French social anthropologist and leading exponent of structuralism. Lévi Strauss originally studied philosophy at the University of Paris (1927–32) but went on to teach sociology at the University of… …   Universalium

  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude — ► (n. 1908) Antropólogo francés. En 1941 emigró a E.U.A., donde experimentó la influencia de la escuela lingüística de Jakobson, cuyo método estructuralista decidió utilizar en etnología. Propugnó la elaboración de modelos formales como medio… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude — (1908– ) French anthropologist and structuralist. Educated in law, Lévi Strauss received a doctorate in philosophy at the Sorbonne. He was appointed to a French university mission to Brazil, serving as professor at São Paulo from 1935 to 1938.… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Levi-Strauss, Claude — (b. 1898)    Anthropologist. When Brussels born Professor Levi Strauss was elected a member of the French Academy in May 1973, The Times of London commented that he had ‘established the great complexity and beauty of primitive cultures, and… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Lévi-Strauss,Claude — Lé·vi Strauss (lāʹvē strousʹ), Claude. Born 1908. French social anthropologist and leading exponent of the theory of structuralism. His works include Structural Anthropology (1958) and Totemism (1962). * * * …   Universalium

  • Lévi-Strauss — Lévi Strauss, Claude …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Lévi-Strauss — Lévi Strauss, Claude …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Levi-Strauss, Claude — (b. 1908)    French anthropologist. Born in Brussels, he studied at the Sorbonne and became professor in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and later Director of Studies, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris and professor at the College de France. His works …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Lévi-Strauss, Claude — See Structuralism (french) and after …   History of philosophy

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