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Anthro 2 17:34 Culture and Ethics  Common use of the word “Culture” Art, music, dance, lectures, etc. The “culture” of specific people, nationalities, groups The group itself History of Concept Early English meaning; “cultivation” o For people, education Civilization; independent process of human development o Social evolution o Civilization or culture, a finished product “Folk” Cultures Johan Gottfried Herder o Nations (volk) based in cultural traditions and language Attacked concept of Civilization as the universal endpoint of human progress o Men of all the quarters of the globe, who have perished over the ages, you  have not lived solely to manure the earth with your ashes Cultures in plural Anthropological uses of the Term E.B. Tylor definition (1871) o “knowledge, belief, arts, morals, law, custom…” Boas (c.1900) study cultures rather than “culture” (or civilization)
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