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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


  • Primitive societies.,
  • Ethnopsychology,
  • Primitive societies.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsGN451 L55 1923A
The Physical Object
Pagination458 p.
Number of Pages458
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23327042M

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  Primitive mentality by Lévy-Bruhl, Lucien, Publication date Topics Primitive societies, Ethnopsychology, Primitive societies Publisher London, Allen & Unwin Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor msn Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language : Primitive Mentality. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Notebooks on Primitive Mentality. Levy-Bruhl, Lucien. Published by Harper & Row, NY () ISBN ISBN Used. Hardcover. Quantity Available: 1. From. Primitive Mentality book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, 4/5. To the primitive mind casualty is entirely mystic and direct ; Neither time nor space is a homogenous representation to it.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" XIV. Conclusion: I. Primitive mentality being essentially mystic, is difficult to understand and to express in languages that are conceptual ; II.

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  Divided in several sections, this book first attempts to set the twentieth century “primitive” mentality debate within its historical context or background so that it may be better understood. It then focuses on some of the highlights of the twentieth century “primitive” mentality/rationality debate. 'scientific mentality', as it occurred within some circles in his time, and 'primitive mentality', as he described it. He described 'primitive mentality' primarily by two aspects which he identified in this fust book () and maintained with slight revision to his last notebooks (). It was 'mystical' and 'prelogical'.File Size: KB. Lévy-Bruhl also thinks that “primitive mentality” is based on a form of experience, i.e. a shared experience which is more influential than facts and which he already called “mystical” well before using the term in the title of his book: “[Primitive thought] has [its] own experience to guide [it], a mystic experience against Cited by: 1. The Mind of Primitive Man is a book by anthropologist Franz Boas which takes a critical look at the concept of primitive culture. The work challenged widely held racist and eugenic claims about race and intelligence, particularly white supremacy.. In , Boas made the first speech that would form this book, as vice-president of the Section of Anthropology of the American .