Levy-Bruhl, Lucien (Lvy-Bruhl Lucien)( The French philosopher and anthropologist, had an influence on Jung, Scheler, Gurvich.)
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Biography Levy-Bruhl, Lucien (Lvy-Bruhl Lucien)
Born in Paris on April 10, 1857. He was educated at the University of Paris, professor of philosophy at the Sorbonne in 1899-1927. He was director of the Institute of Ethnology at the Sorbonne. Engaged in the history of French and German philosophy 19., Then turned to the study of mental processes of primitive peoples. In several works developed the idea, . according to which the primitive thinking (or rather, . 'collective representations', . on Dyurgkeymu), . is 'dologichesky' character and is profoundly different from the modern, . not obeying the law of contradiction, . and law partitsipatsii (ownership), . when a thing is perceived both as such and as something else (for example, can serve as totems),
. Among his most important works - The philosophy of Auguste Comte (La Philosophie d'Auguste Comte, 1900) and of primitive thought (La Mentalit primitive, 1922). Levy-Bruhl died in Paris on March 13, 1939.