Vale Claude Levi-Strauss
I woke up this morning to read that Claude Levi-Strauss has passed away, aged 100. As a testament to his stature as a world-shaping thinker, he has received prominent obituaries in newspapers around the world. This New York Times piece by Edward Rothstein is especially worth a read.
As one wit wrote in the comments to that article, “He will be mythed!”