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Foundations of anthropological theory

Robert Launay

Foundations of anthropological theory

from classical antiquity to early modern Europe

by Robert Launay

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, U.K, Malden, MA .
Written in English


About the Edition

Launay presents a selection of key texts that reflect the broad range of thought on human behaviour, from Herodotus and Ibn Battuta to Adam Smith and Adam Ferguson. He reveals how the concerns of anthroplogy were first formulated and explores the origins of different social and political systems.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Robert Launay
SeriesBlackwell anthologies in social & cultural anthropology -- 12
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN17 .F68 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419714M
ISBN 10140518776X, 1405187751
ISBN 109781405187763, 9781405187756
LC Control Number2009045861
OCLC/WorldCa463454532

Anthropological Foundation of Education. Rhea Angel Anthropology Greek word Anthrope - man + logy study= Science of man/ study of mankind-science that treats the origin, development (physical, intellectual, moral, etc.) and particularly the cultural development, customs, beliefs, etc of man.5/5(16). C Evolutionary Theory. In British naturalist Charles Darwin published his influential book On the Origin of Species. In this book, he argued that animal and plant species had changed, or evolved, through time under the influence of a process that he called natural selection.

Foundation of Sociological Theories Page 6 Social background of Sociology Sociology emerged from enlightenment thought, shortly after the French Revolution, as a positivist science of society. Its genesis owed to various key movements in the philosophy of science and the philosophy of Size: KB.   Part One: Historical Foundations of Anthropological Theory Chapter 1 19th Century Evolutionism 1. Herbert Spencer, The Social Organism () 2. Sir Edward Burnett Tylor, The Science of Culture () 3. Lewis Henry Morgan, Ethnical Periods () 4. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Feuerbach. Opposition of the Materialist and Idealist Outlook.

Layton, R. () ‘The Idea of a Social System’, An Introduction to Theory in Anthropology (New York: Cambridge University Press): Layton, R. () ‘The Idea of a Social System’, An Introduction to Theory in Anthropology (New York: Cambridge University Press): February Mauss: The Gift (whole book) Mary Douglas: No Free. Anthropological Theory Study Guide. STUDY. PLAY. Edward Tylor "Primitive Culture" - religious stages of society Father of American Cultural Anthropology Uniformitarianism, Unilineal Evolution Race does not explain cultural differences. Differences are due to different envirionments.


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Though, in France and Germany, this discipline got a. TOC of the Sixth Edition Part I: Historical Foundations of Anthropological TheoryNineteenth-Century Evolutionism1.

Herbert Spencer: The Social Organism ()2. Sir Edward Burnett Tylor: The Science of Culture ()3. Lewis Henry Morgan: Ethnical Periods ()4. Anthropological Theory is an impressive work dealing, as promised, with both the theory and the history behind the development of anthropological ideas.

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The editors of Anthropological Theory answer these questions by presenting essays relating to various aspects of anthropological theory. Their selections from widely scattered and often difficult.