Ethics and Archaeology

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Ethics and Archaeology


Anne Porter

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University of Toronto

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This class confronts on a personal level the ethical choices that archaeologists frequently experience during their careers. Each week you will engage with a hypothetical scenario. You will be asked to take a critical look at your own instinctive responses to those scenarios. Moreover, since few ethical issues are black and white, even when there is consensus as to the "right” approach, you will be asked to take sometimes uncomfortable positions

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This syllabus is available as a PDF through the University of Toronto. Please email instructor for further information.


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