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Unformatted text preview: culture provides them. Based on this it is nearly impossible for one to possess a completely objective view of a differing culture, as one is influenced very much so by their own society. Thusly people are governed by the ethical standards of their given culture. The denial of this principal can be seen as ethnocentrism, as those who view the world under this lens try to apply the standards of their own culture to the actions of a person of another culture. As a result of this, an ethnocentric philosophy often leads to a biased perspective towards other cultures. As the four subfields of anthropology are all very closely related it makes sense for them to be housed under one single discipline. This allows the collaboration of research in the four subfields to get a more complete picture of what is being studied....
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- Spring '08