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The study of human beings and human ancestors through time. Focuses on relation to physical characteristics, environmental effects, social relations and culture. The science of humans.

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Anthropology; Applied anthropology

A state a person can be in when they are in the middle of the ritual. They have left behind their previous state, but have yet to attain the form that the ritual will bestow upon ...

applied anthropology

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Applied anthropology refers to the application of the method and theory of anthropology to the analysis and solution of practical problems.


Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Paleoanthropology (English: Palaeoanthropology; from Greek: palaeos "old, ancient"), anthrōpos "man", understood to mean humanity, and -logia "discourse" or "study"), which ...


Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Anthrozoology (also called human–animal studies) is the study of interaction between living things. It is a modern interdisciplinary and burgeoning field that overlaps with a ...

darwinian anthropology

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Darwinian anthropology describes an approach to anthropological analysis which employs various theories from darwinian evolutionary biology.

evolutionary ethics

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Evolutionary ethics is a term referring equally to a form of descriptive ethics or normative ethics.

descriptive ethics

Anthropology; Applied anthropology

Descriptive evolutionary ethics consists of biological approaches to ethics (morality) based on the role of evolution in shaping human psychology and behavior.