By Claude Lévi-Strauss,Maurice Olender,Jane Marie Todd

this primary English translation of lectures Claude Lévi-Strauss brought in Tokyo in 1986 synthesizes his principles approximately structural anthropology, evaluations his previous writings on civilization, and assesses the dilemmas of cultural and ethical relativism, together with fiscal inequality, non secular fundamentalism, and genetic and reproductive engineering.

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