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Unformatted text preview: moral position. Cultural relativism does not absolve anthropologists of the responsibility to consider the moral dimensions of the field situations they encounter.- The opposite of cultural relativism is known as ethnocentrism 2. Issues of method- Cultural anthropology relies heavily on participant observation- Archaeology and physical anthropology employ excavation and material analysis- Physical anthropologists also study relatives and ancestors of contemporary humans- Any of these strategies can involve troubling ethical questions , which must be addressed in formulating research projects Anthropology 100 Lecture Outline...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2010 for the course ANTH 100 taught by Professor Idunno during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '08