The Savage Mind

Philosophical Quarterly 17 (69):372 (1967)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

"Every word, like a sacred object, has its place. No _précis_ is possible. This extraordinary book must be read."—Edmund Carpenter, _New York Times Book Review _ "No outline is possible; I can only say that reading this book is a most exciting intellectual exercise in which dialectic, wit, and imagination combine to stimulate and provoke at every page."—Edmund Leach, _Man _ "Lévi-Strauss's books are tough: very scholarly, very dense, very rapid in argument. But once you have mastered him, human history can never be the same, nor indeed can one's view of contemporary society. And his latest book, _The Savage Mind_, is his most comprehensive and certainly his most profound. Everyone interested in the history of ideas _must_ read it; everyone interested in human institutions _should _read it."—J. H. Plumb, _Saturday Review_ "A constantly stimulating, informative and suggestive intellectual challenge."—Geoffrey Gorer, _The Observer_, London

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 94,726

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Interpretation of Savage Mind.John Dewey - 1902 - Philosophical Review 11:529.
Interpretation of Savage mind.John Dewey - 1902 - Psychological Review 9:217-230.
The savage mind totalizes.Joseph Margolis - 1984 - Man and World 17 (2):157-174.
Profane mythology: the savage mind of the cinema.Yvette Bíró - 1982 - Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Yvette Biro, "Profane Mythology: The Savage Mind of the Cinema".Lorraine Mortnier - 1984 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 61:215.
Profane Mythology: The Savage Mind of the Cinema.Lorraine Mortnier - 1984 - Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 1984 (61):215-226.

Analytics

Added to PP
2014-01-18

Downloads
104 (#168,259)

6 months
14 (#256,467)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Alasdair MacIntyre
University of Notre Dame

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references