The Advent of Heroic Anthropology in the History of Ideas

  title={The Advent of Heroic Anthropology in the History of Ideas},
  author={Albert Doja},
  journal={Journal of the History of Ideas},
  pages={633 - 650}
  • A. Doja
  • Published 20 December 2005
  • Art
  • Journal of the History of Ideas
In this article the advent of Levi-Strauss’s structural anthropology is described as a reaction against the predominantly phenomenological bias of French philosophy in the post-war years as well as against the old humanism of existentialism which seemed parochial both in its confinement to a specific tradition of western philosophy and in its lack of interest in scientific approach. Nevertheless, the paradigm of structural anthropology cannot be equated with the field of structuralism, which… 

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