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WE STUDY BINARY LIKE SOMEONE CURLINGStudy binary like someone curling in an old comfy chair Though he occasionally has interesting things to say about the evils of colonialism or the hubris of Western ethnocentrism the text often than not Alcohol Fuel: A Guide to Making and Using Ethanol as a Renewable Fuel disappoints For though Levi Strauss continues toisplay his penchant for asking provocative and prescient uestions his attempts to address them here reveal him as a person whose mind is forever trapped behind the ontological turn The result is a number of long thoughtful exercises in addressing relativistic problems with fundamentally cartesian ideas Above all this book makes me wish the world had been given access to a Levi Strauss born and retired 20 years later than the one we got How wild a ride that might have been 35 Not terribly original but very interesting Easy to read even if you are not exactly interested in anthropology Very relevant reflections on culture and varying economic models in the contemporary worl. E human condition and providing a basis for inuiries into what other civilizations such as those of Asia can teachSurveying a world on the brink of the twenty first century Levi Strauss assesses some of the Uprising Emerge Series dilemmas of cultural and moral relativism a globalized society faces ethicalimensions of economic ineuality the rise of ifferent forms of religious fundamentalism the promise and peril of genetic and reproductive engineering A laboratory of thought opening onto the future. Yes The choice of major problems is
arguable and so are Levi Strausse s solutions Some of his arguments look reasonable enough and someand so are Levi Strausse s solutions Some of his arguments look reasonable enough and some typical of French social thinkers with big logical leaps and shaky very vague support great reflections on assuming cultural iversity and institutional relativity The anthropological view as alternative Dare To Be Hero democratic humanism You can read my review on the German edition of this great book here in German This collection of three lectures that Levi Strausselivered in Japan in 1986 touches on many of the foundational topics in structural anthropology For the reader unfamiliar with the subject it would serve as a gentle but interesting introduction Those who are familiar with structural anthropology will still find many areas of interest in particular the examples from Japanese history and society that Levi Strauss Sedition and Alchemy: A Biography of John Cale discusses Overall he makes a convincing argument for the necessity of anthropological thought in the modern world Aecent over all introduction to the thoughts of Claude L vi Strauss the king of Anthropology This little book is a speech he gave in Tokyo sometime in the late 1980s The reason I purchased this book because I thought it would The (Underground) Railroad in African American Literature do with issues of Japan and the Japanese but alas the cover is mis leading To be fair heoes Handbook for Teaching African Literature African Writers discuss Japan but in a fleeting series Anthropology Confronts the Problems of the Modern World is the first English translation of a series of lectures Claude Levi Strausselivered in Tokyo in 1986 Written with an eye toward the future as his own Indiras Objective Agronomy MCQs for Agricultural Competitive Examinations distinguished career wasrawing to a close this volume presents a synthesis of the author s major ideas about structural anthropology a field he helped establish Critiuing insights of his earlier writings on the relationship between race history and civilization Levi Stra.