Unformatted text preview: c. All humans are cultural and what differs is quality d. Each is a unique way of life i. Results from particular history of innovations and borrowings from other cultures e. Not about discovering laws of evolution process by identifying relationship between individual actions and cultural consensus HISTORICAL PARTICULARISM: the product of particular histories-study culture from its OWN perspective 3) Interpretive Anthropology a. Cannot just look at the rules or ideas in people’s heads but how those are practiced b. “ANTHROPOLOGY IS NOT AN EXPLICIT SCIENCE. IT IS AN INTERPRETIVE ONE THAT GIVES MEANING” c. Gertz: “thick description”...
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- Fall '08
- Anthropology, Unilinear Cultural Evolution, History of Anthropology, cultural adversity colonies, arm chair anthropologists