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Author Wylie, Alison.
Title Thinking from things : essays in the philosophy of archaeology / Alison Wylie.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002.

Author Wylie, Alison.
Subject Archaeology -- Philosophy.
Archaeology -- Methodology.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 339 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-322) and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Summary In this long-awaited compendium of new and newly revised essays, Alison Wylie explores how archaeologists know what they know. Examining the history and methodology of Anglo-American archaeology, Wylie puts the tumultuous debates of the last thirty years in historical and philosophical perspective.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Part One: Introduction: Philosophy from the Ground Up; Part Two: How New Is the New Archaeology, and Other Historical Essays; 1. How New Is the New Archaeology?; 2. The Typology Debate; 3. The Conceptual Core of the New Archaeology; 4. Emergent Tensions in the New Archaeology; 5. Arguments for Scientific Realism; 6. Between Philosophy and Archaeology; Part Three: Interpretive Dilemmas Crisis Arguments in the New Archaeology; 7. The Interpretive Dilemma; 8. Epistemological Issues Raised by Symbolic and Structuralist Archaeology; 9. The Reaction against Analogy.
ISBN 9780520935402 (electronic bk.)
0520935403 (electronic bk.)
9780520223608 (alk. paper)
0520223608 (alk. paper)
9780520223615 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0520223616 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1597349518
9781597349512
0520223608 (alk. paper)
0520223616 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1282359444
9781282359444
OCLC # 614540185
Additional Format Print version: Wylie, Alison. Thinking from things. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002 (DLC) 2001007070


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