Categories Anthropology I

I.1.2 Relationships with other disciplines: Medical Sciences

Physical anthropology and medical sciences have close proximity and enjoy a close inter- and trans disciplinary relationship. It is understood that physical anthropology is incomplete and programmatic with its specific branches being in close relationship with medical sciences. Physical anthropology significantly contributes in investigating the nature and extent of various diseases, like whether a concerned […]

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I.1.2 Anthropology and philosophy

Philosophy is a humanistic discipline that attempts to explain life in its many situations. It is divided into many different subfields or subjects such as morality, reality, language, logic, etc. It is term that can be applied in a general (universal) or specific (situational or cultural) sense. Methodologically, Philosophy is based on intuition, applied to […]

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I.1.2 Anthropology and history

Anthropology is centered around men’s past including prehistoric, ptoto-historic past. Anthropologists may be seen serving as the ‘historians’ involved in the cultural reconstruction of man’s past. Anthropologist like historians reconstructs cultural past from material remains like pottery, tools, cave/rock paintings, ruins of shelter, ornaments and so many other material remains that survive the wear and […]

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I.1.2 Relationships with other disciplines: Humanities.

Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture. In the Renaissance, the term contrasted with divinity and referred to classics, the main area of secular study in universities at the time. Today, the humanities are more frequently contrasted with natural, and sometimes social sciences, as well as professional training. The humanities use methods that are primarily critical, or speculative, and have a significant […]

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1.2 Relationships with other disciplines: Earth Sciences

Earth science or geoscience includes all fields of natural science related to the planet Earth. This is a branch of science dealing with the physical and chemical constitution of the Earth and its atmosphere. The Earth sciences can include the study of geology, geography. Anthropology and geology Anthropology and geography Anthropology and pedology (study of soils) Archaeology is closely linked to geology in […]

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