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struc·tur·al·ism

(strŭk'chūr-ăl-izm),
A branch of psychology interested in the basic structure and elements of consciousness.
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I then seek to situate this Indigenous-led praxis of transformative cooperation productively alongside, or in alliance with, a Continental philosophy of cooperation, which I find in Deleuze's 'structuralism'.
(41) When untethered to other forms of constitutional argument like arguments from text, history, and doctrine, structuralism can quickly become indeterminate and capable of manipulation.
(34) Confronted with questions about the possibility of accurately identifying such structures, the postulated differences between "depth" and "surface," the role of the structuralist in discovering the structure (was he in the structure, too?), and the dubious existence of a transcendent structure totalizing all of social relations, structuralism shriveled.
The first part, entitled "Legacies: Vilem Mathesius and Followers", examines the relevance of Mathesius's work for literary and translation studies; the second part, "Contexts and Outcomes: From Prague Structuralism to Radical Philology", looks at the genesis of the structuralism of the Prague Linguistic Circle as well as into its implications for a number of selected domains.
The French Structuralist Roland Barthes developed Saussure's linguistic structuralism into an approach to all lived phenomena, effectively universalizing Saussure's theory of language.
Yet, as Wilcken states, structuralism 'never embedded itself in popular culture the way existentialism did', rather it 'hung in the air, drifting on the winds of intellectual invention' (p.
This is unsurprising given structuralism's particular stance on asymmetrical configurations of local, regional, international, and personal levels of power, and, additionally, on the past and present international division of labour.
Scholars currently working in the (broad) field of "Cultural Studies" seem to have incorporated some of the insights and methodological tools we learned from structuralism and post-structuralism.
For those coming to Jameson by way of modern literature, this book is a feast: not only for old faves like "Ulysses in History," or "Modernism and Imperialism," or the piece here retitled "Exoticism and Structuralism in Wallace Stevens," but for the big new essays on "The Poetics of Totality" (on Williams' Paterson), "Joyce or Proust", "Kafka's Dialectic," two essays on Mann (one each on The Magic Mountain and Doctor Faustus), Yeats' A Vision, Mallarme, and Stein.
The overviews apply specific focus to the most challenging ideas and concepts, and touch upon structuralism, deconstruction, psychoanalysis, feminism, queer theory, ideology and discourse, race and postcolonialism, postmodernism, and prominent figures of humanist literary theory.
Bourbaki's influence went beyond math and introduced the notions of structuralism to philosophy, psychology, economics, and, indirectly, anthropology.
Structuralism, culturalism, and Marxism thus comprise the triangular framework for Quinn's approach, and she acknowledges her indebtedness to Stuart Hall, Paul Gilroy, and British cultural studies in general.

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