4.3.06 and 4.5.06

4.3.06 and 4.5.06 - Lecture 1 Anthropology- Study of Human...

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Lecture 1 Anthropology- Study of Human beings- how we look at humanity culturally biological difference across time and space Anthropos- “an” Logos- “word” Human diversity though: o Biology and culture o Time Sociocultural Anthropology Linguistic Anthropology Archeological Anthropology Biological Anthropology Lecture 2 Anthropology- Different ways of being human Human difference o Scientific racism o Social evolutionism They both impose limitations Scientific racism o Thesis that cultural and biological differences between different groups are expressions of fundamentally distinct biological stocks o Measuring people by placing them in types Appearance and attributes stems for type Scientific racism is not the same as segregation because: o If traits are not biologically transmitted from parents to offspring History of scientific racism o Typologism- universal human activity Racist Categories o Linnaeus- 18 th century, devised classification of taxonomy
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