Courses

16:070:528 Explanation in Anthropology

3 credits
Course Description: Analysis of modes of explanation used in anthropological studies, with consideration of such issues as holism versus individualism; essentialism versus nominalism; action explanations and other explanations; generalization and particularism; and the problem of other cultures and other periods.

Most Recent Syllabus:
Spring 2003, McCay and Vayda

Contacts

Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
palombit@rutgers.edu
Office Hours virtual, by appointment

Graduate Director
Erin Vogel
erin.vogel@rutgers.edu
Office Hours virtual, Monday 2:30-4, by appointment

Graduate Assistant
Safiena Salaman
bss136@anthropology.rutgers.edu