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Title: Paradigms of anthropology as causes of taxonomic controversies
Authors: Tomczyk, Jacek
Keywords: paradigm
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Polskie Towarzystwo Antropologiczne
Citation: Anthropological Review, vol. 65, 2002, pp. 81-91
Abstract: The thesis of the paper is that the paradigms espoused by scholars affect their taxonomic decisions, which points to a philosophical source of such controversies. The paradigms the author discusses as holding in anthropology, at various times, include: (1) the "fixity-of-species" paradigm, (2) the "Asian roots" paradigm, (3) the "encephalization" paradigm, and (4) the "mid-Tertiary" paradigm.
ISSN: 0033-2003
Appears in Collections:Anthropological Review, 2002, vol. 65

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