Mythical Thought

Some articles on mythical, mythical thought, thought:

Claude Lévi-Strauss - Theories - The Structuralist Approach To Myth
... On one hand, mythical stories are fantastic and unpredictable the content of myth seems completely arbitrary ... are surprisingly similar Lévi-Strauss proposed that universal laws must govern mythical thought and resolve this seeming paradox, producing similar myths in ... may seem unique, but he proposed it is just one particular instance of a universal law of human thought ...

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