Structuralist



[struhk-cher-uh-liz-uh m] /ˈstrʌk tʃər əˌlɪz əm/
noun
1.
any theory that embodies structural principles.
2.
structural anthropology.
3.
structural linguistics.
4.
structural psychology.
structuralism
/ˈstrʌktʃərəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
an approach to anthropology and other social sciences and to literature that interprets and analyses its material in terms of oppositions, contrasts, and hierarchical structures, esp as they might reflect universal mental characteristics or organizing principles Compare functionalism
2.
an approach to linguistics that analyses and describes the structure of language, as distinguished from its comparative and historical aspects

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