primitive mentality

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James George Frazer (1854—1941) social anthropologist and classical scholar

Edward Burnett Tylor (1832—1917) anthropologist

Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857—1939)


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Against such early anthropologists as James Frazer and Edward Burnett Tylor (who argued that human beings in all societies fundamentally share the same cognitive processes), Lucien Lévy-Bruhl posited a distinction ...

Subjects: African Studies.

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