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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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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.
In my opinion, this argument in the book can be developed on its own, without trying to read those notions of regulation/ reproduction and/or social/economic surplus in the vocabulary of the structuralisms ofthe 1950s and 1960s.
Structuralism at that time consisted of a holy cross-Channel foursome: Levi-Strauss in anthropology, Jacques Lacan in psychoanalysis, Michel Foucault in philosophy, and Louis Althusser in political theory.
And we know from Thomas Pavel that structuralism put a "moratorium on referential issues.
In his On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism after Structuralism, Jonathan Culler presents a description of structuralism as a "science of literature" (220) that sought to reconcile the tension between the sciences and the humanities by way of an encroachment of the methods and goals of modern science itself.
The question of what structuralism actually is, is broached in the introduction but not answered.
The authors of Chicago "have heard of structuralism and post-modernism (both lowercase) but (like Microsoft) do not recognize poststructuralism (this from one of Derrida's American publishers).
The central theme of the evening was the influence Johnson has had on transforming architecture from formalized structuralism to a venue for political and creative expression.
Said was concerned about the "invasion of literary discourse" by what he referred to as the "outre jargons" of semiotics, post structuralism, and Lacanian psychoanalysis (p.
Never see the rich distinction between Structuralism, which almost
Structuralism still influences archaeologists in western Europe.
Immersed in structuralism and theory, she applies the same incisiveness to critical problems as she has to those of narrative.

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