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Unformatted text preview: iii) Large complex brains that use symbols. (1) Forms of communications iv) We are more than the sum of our parts 4) Arbitrary relationship between symbol and meaning 5) Neanderthal graves tell us what? a) They tell us that they viewed themselves as something more than nature b) They reflected on the meaning of self c) First direct evidence of 2 legged primate with consciousness of self d) Funeral practices: reflect attempt to maintain identity in the face of biological process of depth 6) 3 Uglies a) Hubris : divides us from nature (were special because we were created by god) b) Triumphalism : divides us from nature (won the race of evolution) WE ARE THE BEST, THE APEX, ETC. c) Phallocentrism : divides us from each other (gender and race) PUTS MORE EMPHASIS ON THE INDIVIDUAL...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANTH 2 taught by Professor Hindes during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.
- Fall '08