Monthly Archives: October 2011

How to understand “Trade Liberalization and Economic Development”

In the discipline of anthropology the study of economics becomes very broad. We tend to think of any behavior that results in people sustaining themselves as economic behavior, so modes of subsistence from food foraging to agriculture are considered kinds … Continue reading

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Art and Human Evolution

As an anthropologist what interests me most about people is their capacity for creative expression. Our imagination is truly boundless and quick survey of contemporary art shows that people are engaged in expressing themselves through a diverse set of media … Continue reading

Posted in Upper Paleolithic | 53 Comments

The circle of life

Thanks to Cornelia Mavromatis from the early class for sharing this. Always be skeptical towards claims of “progress.” Ask yourself: progress according to whom?

Posted in Representations of evolution | 1 Comment