Galisonian logic devices and data availability: revitalising Upper Palaeolithic cultural taxonomies

@article{Marwick2019GalisonianLD,
  title={Galisonian logic devices and data availability: revitalising Upper Palaeolithic cultural taxonomies},
  author={Ben Marwick},
  journal={Antiquity},
  year={2019},
  volume={93},
  pages={1365 - 1367}
}
  • B. Marwick
  • Published 1 October 2019
  • Sociology
  • Antiquity
Reynolds and Riede’s (2019) call for caution in the use of cultural taxonomies in the study of stone artefact assemblages is welcome. In my contribution to this debate, I draw on work in the philosophy of science to explore the implications for archaeology should researchers adopt Reynolds and Riede’s proposals—particularly those concerning data types and data availability. 

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