Claude Lévi-Strauss’s Structuralism and its Influence on Anthropological Thought

Claude Lévi-Strauss’s Structuralism and its Influence on Anthropological Thought

Claude Lévi-Strauss is considered the father of structural anthropology, a field which combines the methods and theories of anthropology with those of linguistics and psychoanalysis. His book Structuralism and Ecology is a seminal work in the development of this school of thought.

Michael Taussig – Doctor and Anthropologist

ichael Taussig with Don Pedro in his garden, Colombia, 1977

Michael Taussig is an Australian anthropologist who has made significant contributions to the field of medical anthropology, critical theory and Marxist thought. He was born in Sydney in 1940, and studied medicine at the University of Sydney before completing his PhD in anthropology at the London School of Economics.

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