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Lewis Binford and his moral majority

@article{Kehoe2011LewisBA,
  title={Lewis Binford and his moral majority},
  author={Alice Beck Kehoe},
  journal={Arqueolog{\'i}a Iberoamericana},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={8-16}
}
  • A. Kehoe
  • Published 2011
  • Art
  • Arqueología Iberoamericana
This essay looks at the late Lewis Binford's career from the standpoint of sociology of science. His thinking and manner reflect his socialization in Virginia Baptist subculture. As convinced of his authority on scien- ce as Jerry Falwell was of his authority on Biblical mo- rality, Lewis Binford and his third wife Sally Rosen Bin- ford excited a group of 1960s students to follow Lewis in an outmoded version of science (hypothetico-deductive) and in trusting statistics. The "frames of reference… 
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