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Derrida’s critique of Lévi-Strauss

Lévi-Strauss’s Linguisticism Jacques Derrida in Given Time (pp.76-79) claims that Lévi-Strauss’s critique of hau, in which he locates gift-giving rituals such as the potlatch within a structuralist logic of exchange and relation, effectively annuls the gift; gifts cannot be exchanged … Continue reading

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