Quotes by Claude Levi-Strauss

About Claude Levi-Strauss:

Claude Lévi-Strauss was a French anthropologist and ethnologist whose work was key in the development of the theory of structuralism and structural anthropology. He held the Chair of Social Anthropology at the Collège de France between 1959 and 1982 and was elected a member of the Académie française in 1973. He received numerous honors from universities and institutions throughout the world and has been called, alongside James George Frazer and Franz Boas, the "father of modern anthropology".

Author Bio

  • NameClaude Levi-Strauss
  • DescriptionFrench anthropologist and ethnologist
  • BornNovember 28, 1908
  • DiedOctober 30, 2009
  • CountryFrance; Belgium; Brazil
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Politician; Anthropologist; Author; Photographer; Educationist
  • AwardsGrand Cross Of The Legion Of Honour; Commander Of The National Order Of Merit; Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres?; Commander Of The Order Of Academic Palms; Commander Of The Order Of The Crown; Great Cross Of The National Order Of Scientific Merit; CNRS Gold Medal; Erasmus Prize