The Mind of Lewis H. Morgan [and Comments and Reply]

  title={The Mind of Lewis H. Morgan [and Comments and Reply]},
  author={Elman R. Service and Alan Barnard and Y. Michal Bodemann and Patrick C. Fleuret and Morton H. Fried and Thomas G. Harding and Jasper K{\"o}cke and Lawrence Krader and Adam Kuper and Dominique N. Legros and Raoul Makarius and John Hammond Moore and Arnold R. Pilling and Peter Skaln{\'i}k and Andrew J. Strathern and Elisabeth Tooker and Joseph W. Whitecotton},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={25 - 43}
A careful restudy of Morgan's writings (including unpublished manuscripts) has led to several rather obvious conclusions that would be not be starling were it not for the fact that scholarly writings since Engels about Morgan's personality and thought have presented such polarized contentions. (1) Morgan was not a "functionalist"-determinist, thus neither materialist nor idealist. (2) He was neither pro- nor anti-Darwinist and never addressed himself to the theory, except evidently to approve… Expand
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