Claude Levi-Strauss - Quotes

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The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.

The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.

The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he is one who asks the right questions. ---->>>

The world began without man, and it will complete itself without him. ---->>>

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing. ---->>>

I have never known so much naive conviction allied to greater intellectual poverty. ---->>>

Just as the individual is not alone in the group, nor any one in society alone among the others, so man is not alone in the universe.

Just as the individual is not alone in the group, nor any one in society alone among the others, so man is not alone in the universe.

Our system is the height of absurdity, since we treat the culprit both as a child, so as to have the right to punish him, and as an adult, in order to deny him consolation. ---->>>

I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact. ---->>>

The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the right questions. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: 11-28, 1908
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Die: 2009-10-30
Occupation: Scientist
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Claude Lévi-Strauss (English: ; French: [klod levi stʁos]; 28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) 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 (wikipedia)