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Unformatted text preview: Malinowski publicly disagreed and distanced himself from him Served in WWI Wrote about Terica-first of radical Islamics Converted to Catholicism Professor of Oxford Knighted in 1971 Developed theory of structural functionalism (Radcliffe brown) Father of symbolic anthropology Rejected idea of society as a machine Supporter of cultural relativism Focus-understanding religious aspects Viewed translation as the biggest problem-how to understand parts of other culture and retelling it Work-Theories of Primitive Religion Criticized atheist anthropologists Emphasized value of fieldwork Died in 1983 Goal-convenient reference book for anthropologists Symbols tie people together Comparative studies 2 groups-west centralized authority-other-no status...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course ANTH 300 taught by Professor V during the Fall '11 term at Saint Louis.
- Fall '11