The unconscious in culture : the structuralism of Claude Lévi-Strauss in perspective / edited by Ino Rossi.

[1st ed.].. New York : Dutton, 1974.
ISBN 9780525473589, 0525473580

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Other Authors Rossi, Ino,
Subjects Lévi-Strauss, Claude.
Structural anthropology.
Description xvii, 487 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date 1974.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents part 1. Theoretical foundations of structuralism: introduction: [1.] Theoretical assumptions and their historical antecedents: Intellectual antecedents of Lévi-Strauss' notion of unconscious / by Ino Rossi -- Lévi-Strauss' use of linguistics / by Georges Mounin -- Structuralism as scientific method / by Ino Rossi -- [2.] The study of kinship and myth: Structure and history in The elementary structures of kinship / by Ino Rossi -- Isomorphism and symbolism as "explanations" in the analysis of myths / by Jacques Maquet -- pt. 2. Structuralism in ethnography: introduction: [3.] Criticism by empirical anthropologists: Lévi-Strauss' idea of the social unconscious: the problem of elementary and complex structures in Gitksan marriage choice / by Alice Kasakoff -- Dialectics and contingency in "The story of Asdiwal": an ethnographic note / by John W. Adams -- [4.] Support for the structural method by the application of Lévi-Strauss' techniques: Sacred ritual vs. the unconscious: the efficacy of symbols and structure in North Mexican folk saints' cults and general ceremonialism / by N. Ross Crumrine and Barbara June Macklin -- The structural principle of the Chinese world view / by Shin-pyo Kang -- [5.] Strengthening the structural method: Objects of mediation: myth and praxis / by Erik Schwimmer -- The structural-configurational approach: a methodological outline / by Jan Pouwer -- Comments on the essays of part two: the practice of structural analysis / by Erik G. Schwimmer -- pt. 3. Structuralism and contemporary social sciences: introduction: [6.] Critical views: Structuralism as epistemology of closed systems / by Anthony Wilden -- The myth of structuralism / by Stanley Diamond -- Beyond structuralism: the dialectics of the diachronic and synchronic methods in human sciences / by Lawrence Krader -- [7.] Positive views: Two ways of approaching concrete reality: "group dynamics" and Lévi-Strauss' structuralism / by Yvan Simonis -- Language, history, and the logic of inquiry in the works of Lévi-Strauss and Sartre / by Lawrence Rosen -- Comments on the essays of part three: structural anthropology as an ethno-logic / by Bob Scholte -- Epilogue: Toward a constructive dialogue / by Ino Rossi.
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