Who Owns the Past: Perspectives on Ethics in Anthropology
Institution Where Taught
Florida State University
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This course surveys ethical issues from a four-field approach, addressing past and current ethical questions in Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, and Linguistics. Students are expected to think critically and build their own opinions based on lectures, articles, and class discussions for each topic.
Course description available on the Anthropology department undergraduate bulletin. Please contact department for further information.
Additional tags: four-field approach; ethical issues in anthropology; general ethics
RPA Codes & Standards
- Principle 1: Adherence to ethical and responsible behaviour in archaeological affairs
- Principle 3: Responsibility for acquiring and recording reliable information of the past in archaeological research