Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History
A comprehensive and accessible survey of the history of theory in anthropology, this anthology of classic readings contains in-depth commentary in introductions and notes to help guide students through excerpts of seminal anthropological works. The commentary provides the background information needed to understand each article, its central concepts, and its relationship to the social and historical context in which it was written.
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For it would seem that, as a conscious human and member of culture, she has
followed out the logic of culture's arguments and has reached culture's
conclusions along with the men. As De Beauvoir puts it (p. 59): For she, too, is an
20 Leacock is arguing that men were able to reproduce their superior social
position by relying on the unpaid domestic work of women. Her argument comes
substantially from Engels' Origin of the Family. In that work, Engels argues that ...
Rorty argued that philosophy cannot be a science and that the scientific method
itself was invalid. Instead, beliefs about the world are supported by appeals to the
conventional means through which a culture justifies its beliefs. Such a system ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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