Anth in Time: Early Influences (ANTH 421.3)

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ANTH 421 02 January 2017 Alexander Ervin


This course provides a historical survey of the evolution of basic concepts and theories in anthropological thought and practice. The development of the field of anthropology is examined by a review of foundational perspectives on the nature of human culture, thought, behavior and experience in relation to its natural and social environment, covering a range of ideas from early philosophical views to mid-twentieth century social and philosophical schools of thought.


3 credit units 300-level ANTH or permission of instructor.


Students with credit for ANTH 420 cannot take this course for credit.

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