Flashcards in Chapter 1-intro Deck (8)
What are the 4 main fields of anthropology?
What is the scientific method?
A process that involves the formulation of a problem, the collection of data, and the formukation and testing of a hypothesis
What is a hypothesis?
A proposition intended to explain facts or phenomena
What is the purpose of anthropology?
Seeks to understand universals, and difference between human populations of all time periods
What is the "holistic approach?"
Is an approach that refers to many asects of a multifaceted system
What is biological anthropology?
The study of the emergence of humansband their later evolutions
What is cultural anthropology?
The study of how/why cultures in the oast or present are similar or different in what we do to the ways we think