Test 1 Study Guide - HUMAN SPECIES-ANT 2511 Prof. Sinelli...

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HUMAN SPECIES—ANT 2511 Prof. Sinelli Course Introduction—no material on the test Introduction to Biological Anthropology What is Anthropology? (Prof. Pete says…) What qualifies as “human” history? Characteristics of hominids What is culture and what does it include? Cultural relativity 4 subfields of anthropology Ethnography Historic vs. prehistoric archaeology Artifacts, material culture, ecofacts, landscapes Relationship between culture and language 6 subfields of physical anthropology Biocultural evolution The scientific method Hypothesis vs. theory History of Evolutionary Thought Definition of evolution Aristotle and the “Great chain of being” Ptolemy’s universe Fixity of the species Archbishop James Ussher The Renaissance and Reformation Copernicus, Galileo, Newton (Who’s Prof. Pete’s favorite?) The Enlightenment Linnaeus and binomial nomenclature Erasmus Darwin Lamarck and the use/disuse theory Cuvier and catostrophism Charles Lyell and Uniformitarianism Thomas Malthus and population control EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE
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Test 1 Study Guide - HUMAN SPECIES-ANT 2511 Prof. Sinelli...

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