Science as a "political act"

Pierre Bourdieu on Claude Lévi-Strauss

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In memory of Claude Lévi-Strauss, who died this week, here is a lovely clip of the late Pierre Bourdieu explaining how Lévi-Strauss reimagined the role of the intellectual.

 

Jonathan Derbyshire is Managing Editor of Prospect. He was formerly Culture Editor of the New Statesman.