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Ivan Strenski
University of California, Riverside (Riverside, CA 92521-0001)

Religious Studies and the "Revival of the Humanities"

To study three types of projects:(l) Rudolf Otto's The Idea of the Holy in its social and cultural locations in the "revival of the humanities" in early 20th century Germany; (2) The neo-Kantian structuralism of Otto, Weber and Levi-Strauss in connection with their opposition to subjectivism and irrationalism; and, (3) An evaluation of the method of Geisteswissenschaft in light of recent criticism by Levi-Strauss and Gellner and the problem of the "myth of autonomy."

Project fields:
Religion, General

Residential College Teacher Fellowships, 1976 - 1981

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1978 – 5/31/1979