Anthropology’s Science Wars

  title={Anthropology’s Science Wars},
  author={Mark Horowitz and William Yaworsky and Kenneth Kickham},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={674 - 698}
In recent decades the field of anthropology has been characterized as sharply divided between proscience and antiscience factions. The aim of this study is to empirically evaluate that characterization. We survey anthropologists in graduate programs in the United States regarding their views of science and advocacy, moral and epistemic relativism, and the merits of evolutionary biological explanations. We examine anthropologists’ views in concert with their varying appraisals of major… 
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