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Saussure and his Interpreters

Roy Harris

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613083
eISBN:
9780748652334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613083.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides a reassessment of the reception of Saussure's ideas. That Saussure's work profoundly influenced developments in such diverse fields as linguistics, anthropology, psychology and ... More


Oedipus and the Political Subject

Miriam Leonard

in Athens in Paris: Ancient Greece and the Political in Post-War French Thought

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277254
eISBN:
9780191707414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277254.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on how the figure of Oedipus came to be at the centre of a debate about the role of the political subject in structuralist thought. At the centre of this section is an ... More


The Content of Unarian Mythology

Diana G. Tumminia

in When Prophecy Never Fails: Myth and Reality in a Flying-Saucer Group

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176759
eISBN:
9780199835720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176758.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Claude Levi-Strauss’s theory of myth as bricolage highlights the collage-like way a myth is assembled. Unarius borrowed some themes from popular culture (e.g., Star Trek), Theosophy, and metaphysical ... More


Conclusion

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

As a city fast approaching 20 million inhabitants, there are many different São Paulos, and it is unlikely that anyone today could write a comprehensive analysis of the city and its cultural ... More


The Law of Kinship: Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France

Camille Robcis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451294
eISBN:
9780801468407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451294.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In France as elsewhere in recent years, legislative debates over single-parent households, same-sex unions, new reproductive technologies, transsexuality, and other challenges to long-held ... More


The Power of the Between: An Anthropological Odyssey

Paul Stoller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775340
eISBN:
9780226775364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775364.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

It is the anthropologist's fate to always be between things: countries, languages, cultures, even realities. But rather than lament this, the author celebrates the creative power of the between, ... More


The Traffic in Women’s Work: East European Migration and the Making of Europe

Anca Parvulescu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226118246
eISBN:
9780226118413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118413.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

“Welcome to the European Family!” is the banner under which East European countries joined the European Union following the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989. This book offers an analysis of the ... More


Financial Innovation or Bricolage?

Ewald Engelen, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Adam Leaver, Michael Moran, Adriana Nilsson, and Karel Williams

in After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589081
eISBN:
9780191731150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589081.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

Chapter 2 considers the question of why so few people saw the 2007 financial crisis coming by developing Immanuel Wallerstein’s insight about how capitalism works though promises which mobilize ... More


Birds: The Ornament of the Air

DOROTHY YAMAMOTO

in The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186748
eISBN:
9780191718564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186748.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In the Bestiary, birds are treated as a self-contained and distinctive form of creation. Lévi-Strauss suggests that it is precisely because birds are so different from humans that they can be ... More


Good Times: The Jewish Elite between the Wars

Fred Rosenbaum

in Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259133
eISBN:
9780520945029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259133.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The German Jewish merchant class had dominated the American Jewish community since the mid-nineteenth century, but after World War I its power began to erode. The Reform movement, with its ... More


Loaded Questions: An Introduction

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Few words are more loaded than loaded. The specific use of loaded in connection with words (loaded words, loaded questions) developed in the mid-twentieth century and may be considered, perhaps, as ... More


Good to Think With

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1962, the French structural anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss coined the phrase “good to think with.” Scholars and theorists are drawn to this phrase, perhaps because it has certain validating ... More


Speech, Sacrifice and Shit: Three Orders of Giving in the Thought of Jacques Lacan

Gerald Moore

in Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 1 opens through a discussion of Mauss's more explicit héritiers, Claude Lévi-Strauss and Georges Bataille, as two principal, albeit highly different proponents of new forms of knowledge ... More


Lévi-Strauss's Saussure

Roy Harris

in Saussure and his Interpreters

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613083
eISBN:
9780748652334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613083.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter analyses anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss' interpretation of Ferdinand de Saussure's ideas about linguistics, explaining that Lévi-Strauss is commonly cited as one of the most ... More


Derrida, Deconstruction and Literary Criticism

Derek Attridge

in Reading and Responsibility: Deconstruction's Traces

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640089
eISBN:
9780748652112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640089.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the early reception of Jacques Derrida's work by literary critics. It also belongs to a period at which Derrida's ‘deconstructions’ of texts by Ferdinand de Saussure, Claude ... More


Saudades do Brasil: Claude Lévi-Strauss's Photographic Gaze on the City of São Paulo

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In 1934, a young French anthropologist, Claude Lévi-Strauss, set out from the French port of Marseilles to assume a position in sociology at the newly formed Universidade de São Paulo. He first ... More


The Intimate Alterity of the Real

Charles Shepherdson

in Lacan and the Limits of Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227662
eISBN:
9780823235353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227662.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter sketches out some of the major issues that the concept of the real might engage. It suggests some general points of intersection between the real in Lacan and ... More


The Logic of Artifactual Existents: John Dewey and Claude Lévi-Strauss

Edith Wyschogrod

in Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.003.0030
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter contends that John Dewey is in fact reaching for a new mode of inquiry, whose outlines are clearly visible in some richly suggestive passages in his later ... More


Introduction

Camille Robcis

in The Law of Kinship: Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451294
eISBN:
9780801468407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451294.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the debates surrounding the legislation of bioethics, same-sex unions, single-parent households, family names, surrogacy, transsexuality, and gay adoption in ... More


Kinship and the Structuralist Social Contract

Camille Robcis

in The Law of Kinship: Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451294
eISBN:
9780801468407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451294.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes Lévi-Strauss's and Lacan's early texts on kinship, which are considered as social contract theories and as a structuralist social contract. While Lévi-Strauss was primarily ... More


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