Sartre, Strauss, Boris Wiseman
Evidence of the importance of the link that united Lévi-Strauss in the Journal of Sartre, number 628 of October 2004 was especially dedicated to Levi-Strauss. The pen of Boris Wiseman, the newspaper devoted an entire section to the link between Strauss and maintained the journal under the title "Lévi-Strauss and Modern Times". The first lines of this article and said in 1945, the young Claude Lévi-Strauss, then almost unknown was cultural adviser in New York. It was in this capacity that he received there Sartre: it was their first meeting. If their intellectual routes by forging differed, Modern Times nevertheless stopped crossing and support the own golf Lévi-Strauss. We will try in this part of dealing with the relationship between Sartre modern times and Strauss. The aim will be to explain why the controversy that pitted Strauss Sartre when she was one of the most important for the future of existentialism was not as slow vi o the large number of small quarrels that the enameled. For this we will use articles written by or about Claude Lévi-Strauss in the review.
It is difficult to get the exact number of articles written a total of Levi-Strauss, according to my research there are a dozen titles written by Strauss, but the number written on Strauss and structuralism is very numerous. So I made a selection of articles based on those that had retained Boris Wiseman's attention when he recounted the same story.
[...] Modern Times: Controversy between Sartre and Strauss 1. Overview : Evidence of the importance of the link that united Lévi- Strauss in the Journal of Sartre, number 628 of October 2004 was especially dedicated to Levi-Strauss. The pen of Boris Wiseman, the newspaper devoted an entire section to the link between Strauss and maintained the journal under the title " Lévi-Strauss and Modern Times The first li genes of this article and begin " In 1945, the young Claude Lévi-Strauss, then almost unknown was cultural adviser in New York. [...]
[...] The reflections of Levi-Strauss does not seem as outdated as that. In a world where globalization pushes some uniformis a tion thoughts and stereotypes, the works of Strauss are a real penny r this reflection to react to certain abuses of this process. [...]
[...] In the problem of Sartre, the first is at work in the natural sciences, it is characterized by the way it mechanically isolates the elements of which the world is composed, in order to study each one by one abstracting from others. The second, on the contrary, wants to synthetic. Its scope is social reality, a vast process of permanent totalization, she herself defines its task as a business " totalizing "since history as human freedom can not be limited a priori. _ The contrast between historical societies and societies without history. [...]
[...] Confronting these issues existentialism might dissipate his vision in long debates that would not bring much to see even one who could show its limits. Hence this dialogue at the periphery between the two authors. It even seems that through a number of articles written in the journal, the editorial board surrounding Sartre attempted to find a way out by proposing a structural Marxism. As we can cite the art i cles Pierre Verstraten " Lévi-Strauss or nothing temptation 1962) or " System structure and contradiction in Capital "of Maurice Godelier (No of 1966) . [...]
[...] Naturally lor s think that Strauss found his own journal, he proposed to Pouillon to be part of the adventure and pushing to break his relationship with Sartre. It would be naive to believe that this gesture was not symbolically weighed by Strauss and understood by Sartre. Levi-Strauss is the source of future controversy, it even seems that he is wanted in opposition. When looking at the history of ideas in France, we can realize how every major school of thought was constructed in opposition to the former. [...]
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