Thinking from Things by Alison Wylie
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Thinking from Things
By Alison Wylie

Thinking from Things

Essays in the Philosophy of Archaeology

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Thinking from Things by Alison Wylie

Book Description

In this long-awaited compendium of new and newly revised essays, Alison Wylie explores how archaeologists know what they know. Examining the history and methodology of Anglo-American archaeology, Wylie puts the tumultuous debates of the last thirty years in historical and philosophical perspective.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520223615
ISBN-10: 0520223616
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 22mm)
Pages: 357
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alison Wylie

Alison Wylie is Professor of Philosophy at Washington University. She is the coeditor of Critical Traditions in Contemporary Archaeology: Essays in the History, Philosophy, and Socio-Politics of Archaeology (1989; 1995), Ethics in American Archaeology (2000), and Equity Issues for Women in Archaeology (1994).

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