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The implication was still that the individual can, in principle, abstract from every influence of culture and environment by abstracting also from that element of consciousness that involves awareness of self. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the concept of sustainability from a multidisciplinary perspective. Produced by Anna Klara Ahren, Charlotta Copcutt, Anna Weitz. 2005. 46 min. Theoretical diversity has been a feature of anthropology since it began and, although the conception of the discipline as “the science of humanity” has persisted, some anthropologists now question whether it is possible to bridge the gap between the natural sciences and the humanities.

Pages: 422

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press; 1 edition (January 1, 1992)

ISBN: 0226519120

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