- Subject index
The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology is a contemporary landmark volume that defines the field and outlines new directions in research. Divided into four sections, each edited by leading figures in social anthropology, this exhaustive Handbook covers interfaces, places, methodologies and futures. Within each section authors at the leading edge of the discipline contribute in-depth chapters on the central principles and latest developments in their area of expertise.
Chapter 4.1.2: Cognition, Evolution and the Future of Social Anthropology
Cognition, Evolution and the Future of Social Anthropology
Social anthropology began by asking big questions about the origins and causes of human nature, society, culture, and history.1 The intellectual founders of the discipline (in the nineteenth and early-twentieth century) were enchanted by the ...