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Introduction to Biological Anthropology Week 3 Notes

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Introduction to Biological Anthropology Week 3 Notes Anth 170

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These notes cover the material for week 3 of Dr. Cuozzo's Intro to Biological Anthropology Notes.
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by AHegerman on Thursday October 13, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Anth 170 at University of North Dakota taught by Dr. Cuozzo in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 2 views. For similar materials see Intro to Biological Anthropology in Anthropology at University of North Dakota.

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Date Created: 10/13/16
09/06 Anthropology is… - “The most scientific of the humanities and the most humanist of the sciences.” Anthropologist Eric R. Wolf - “Academics” in the classical world (i.e. ancient greece) - Natural History ←→ Philosophy Anthropology was founded at Columbia University in the 1980s Anthropology… - Straddles the boundary between the natural and social sciences; - and between the sciences and the humanities… - Is among the broadest of all academic disciplines. (Cuozzo’s opinion) The Diversity of Anthropology - Anth cuts across time and space - Anth studies humans, human actions, and human history… Subfields of American Anthropology - Cultural anthropology - Archaeology - Linguistic Anthropology - Biological (Physical) Anthropology Cultural Anthropology - Focuses on human culture and behavioral diversity… - What is culture? - *That complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, customs, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society.* (Tylor 1871) - *Culture is learned* Archaeology - Focuses on human history - Emphasizes past human societies based in large part on the material record… - Archaeology vs History - “History” focuses on the “recorded” past… Linguistic Anthropology - The study of language in its cultural context - How is language not in a cultural context? i.e. the mechanics of speech 09/08 Linguistic Anthropology (cont.) - Looks at the history and process of language. - Can be used to understand human history, evolution, and migration. - Example: Farsi (Iran) and Hindi (India) and Indo-European languages. Biological Anthropology - Human evolution and human biological origins. - Human variation and biodiversity. - Studying non human primates give us a context for studying humans. - Includes a focus on the behavior, ecology, and evolution of the nonhuman primates. Other things to note: - Humans are a product of biology and culture. *** - Culture likely exists in other species. ***


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