The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series). Anthropology Chapter Six Flashcards 2019-03-11

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The savage mind (Book, 2010) [parabopress.com]

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

The meaning of being alone c. He then puts himself in the place of other societies note again a slight Kantian structure, see Kant, Critique of Judgement, §40: three maxims to reach enlightenment: to think for oneself, to think in the mindset of others, to think consistently. In some situations she is an excellent, serious student who works hard and feels respected for her knowledge. On the other side were those who believed in the untrammelled power of rationality. It took me four days to plow through the first 36 pages, primarily because it was a lot of abstract concepts being explained by other abstract concepts. How plants could have evolved to meet the needs of the people who were eating them c. These metaphysical differences flowed into their understandings of the Indians.

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The Savage Mind: Metaphysics and the Humanity of the Indian

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

Why is the discovery of remains of many immature male herd animals at a site taken as evidence of human involvement with a herd? In the nearly fifty years since this book first appeared, however, much has changed. First appeared about 100,000 years ago The correct answer is: Demonstrates continuity between the human and animal realms of behavior Hoyt Alverson discovered that the tswana people he talked to in Botswana and the U. In contemporary psychological anthropology, she would be said to exhibit Select one: a. What is so exonerating, rehabilitating and healing about this explanation of the human condition is that we can finally appreciate that there was a very good reason for our angry, alienated and egocentric behaviour —in fact, we can now see why we have not just been ego-centric, but ego- infuriated, even ego-gone-mad-with-murderous-anger for having to live with so much unjust criticism. The concept of preservation is itself culturally conceived.

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The savage mind (Book, 2010) [parabopress.com]

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

Both A and B are true. Live in the same place b. Morphological changes in animal populations c. Group members uncritically accept the differences between themselves and other groups. Excavation The correct answer is: Ethnoarchaeology When the Western interpretation of the Ponzo illusion is compared with the African interpretation of the man, elephant, and antelope drawing, what important discovery emerges? Kiowa Christian hymns, sung in the Kiowa language, are as much Kiowa if not more than they are Christian c.

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The savage mind (Book, 2010) [parabopress.com]

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

Read now, and see a slightly misguided genius at work. Under compulsion he may play the role but he will resent it and come in conflict with the society producing tensions in him which in time may release them in sudden and unprecedented acting. Can be stopped by improving security at archaeological sites and closing down shops that sell looted antiquities Incorrect c. If culture means 60 page breakdowns of relatively insignificant poets featuring extended quoting of them, then I am starting to understand why people under 30 are, like, over culture. The human infant is s completely helpless that he must be given care by society. Enforce a racial theory of difference c. Do not all possess identical knowledge about the language they share The correct answer is: Do not all possess identical knowledge about the language they share A child cannot tie her own shoes by herself, but if her best friend is there to talk her through it, she can tie them.

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READ The Savage Mind (Nature of Human Society)

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

To elaborate, when our conscious intellect emerged it was neither suitable nor sustainable for it to be orientated by instincts —it had to find understanding to operate effectively and fulfil its great potential to manage life. Long ago Aristotle had said that man was a social animal by nature and one who does not live in society was either a beast or God. Only then can you move on. However, this comparison of society with the human mind did not go beyond a metaphor in Plato. The principle of cultural determinism b. It takes up what he sees as the main--and urgent--task of evolutionary science: not so much to explain what we do, as to explain what we do at our peril. He doesn't assume expertise, but a kind of general cultural education no longer usual.

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The Savage Mind, Lévi

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

He may have acquired personality which is incompatible with the circumstances in which he finds himself. To renew and protect its fertility after giving birth b. Thus art would allow us better understanding by focusing on a set of parts instead of the whole. For the shaman, it was an oral tradition. We shall certainly do so. Objects that are found and exhibited Incorrect b.

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The savage mind. (1966 edition)

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

The organic and group-mind theories almost entirely discount the role of individual in social life. Allowed our ape ancestors to communicate orally d. All of the above are problems that are identified. Favor highly formalized, elaborately retouched, standardized core tools b. Postprocessual archaeology Correct The correct answer is: Postprocessual archaeology Janet Spector's excavation of a site near Jordan, Minnesota, focused on Select one: a.

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The Savage Mind: Levi

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

Both A and B The correct answer is: Both A and B Today, many archaeologists are taking the view that they must Select one: a. Every culture offers people only one way to interpret their experience. According to him, the important points of difference between society and an individual organism are: i A society has no specific form comparable to the body of an individual; ii The units of a society are not fixed in their respective positions like those of an individual organism. The linguistic relativity principle d. Animals are no longer for eating, they are for herding b. And human symbolic language are controlled by the same part of the brain c.

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Human Nature: Our Human Nature Finally Explained!

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

Worth reading for certain sections, but skip around when it gets too self-congratulatory and annoying. Which of the following is not one of those problems? Fear of wild animal makes some seek cooperation of others; the satisfaction food-hunger, rest-hunger etc. I skip now to the last chapter, which generalizes the prior logic into a mediation on the methods of history and anthropology. The Logic of Totemic Classifications 3. That in burial, the status of undertaker was more significant than the gender of the individual The correct answer is: That in burial, the status of undertaker was more significant than the gender of the individual Joan Gero's analysis of stone-tool use over time at the site of Huaricoto in highland Peru argues that Select one: a.

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The Tribal Imagination: Civilization and the Savage Mind by Robin Fox

The Savage Mind (The Nature of Human Society Series)

Apart from it he is merely an abstraction. Nonintrusive techniques like ground-penetrating radar and sonar to avoid destruction The correct answer is: Excavate a small part of a site to preserve the site for future archaeologists Ian Hodder's work among several contemporary ethnic groups in eastern Africa showed that Select one: a. To think we can simply jump to the most recent people and skip what came before is to submit to ignorance and laziness. Man requires society as a sine qua non condition for his life as a human being. Both A and B are true.

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