structuralism

noun struc·tur·al·ism \ ˈstrək-chə-rə-ˌli-zəm , ˈstrək-shrə- \

Definition of structuralism

1 :psychology concerned especially with resolution of the mind into structural elements
2 :structural linguistics
3 :an anthropological movement associated especially with Claude Lévi-Strauss that seeks to analyze social relationships in terms of highly abstract relational structures often expressed in a logical symbolism
4 :a method of analysis (as of a literary text or a political system) that is related to cultural anthropology and that focuses on recurring patterns of thought and behavior

structuralist

play \-list\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of structuralism

1907


Medical Dictionary

structuralism

noun struc·tur·al·ism \ ˈstrək-chə-rə-ˌliz-əm, ˈstrək-shrə- \

medical Definition of structuralism

:psychology concerned especially with resolution of the mind into structural elements


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