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Can there be a philosophy of archaeology?

William Harvey Krieger

Can there be a philosophy of archaeology?

processual archaeology and the philosophy of science

by William Harvey Krieger

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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StatementWilliam Harvey Krieger.
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Paginationx, 145 p. :
Number of Pages145
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Open LibraryOL22740597M
ISBN 10073911249X

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material archaeological record consists of artifacts, architecture, biofacts or ecofacts and cultural ology can be considered both a social science and a branch of the humanities. In North America archaeology is a sub-field of anthropology, while in Europe it is .   There are two common types of archaeologists: those based at universities, and those based at cultural resource management (CRM) firms, firms that conduct archaeological investigations associated with federal construction projects. Other archaeology-related jobs are found at National Parks, Museums, and State Historical Societies.

Anthropology and philosophy It has come to my attention during my research into anthropology (and archaeology, and sociology, etc) that apart from being a scientific and generally factually-concerned field, there are also different schools of anthropological theory informed by philosophical schools which ordinarily I wouldn't connect with. Archaeology - Archaeology - First steps to archaeology: The development of scientific archaeology in 19th-century Europe from the antiquarianism and treasure collecting of the previous three centuries was due to three things: a geological revolution, an antiquarian revolution, and the propagation of the doctrine of evolution. Geology was revolutionized in the .

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