Essays Tagged: "Edward Burnett Tylor"

Religion - Animism

, however, the term has been mainly associated with anthropology and the British anthropologist Sir Edward Burnett Tylor, who described the origin of religion and primitive beliefs in terms of animism ...

(2 pages) 67 1 2.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The History and theories of the evolutionist.

ety. These theories were adopted by scientists and thinkers such as Charles Darwin, Hebert Spencer, Edward Burnett Tylor, Lewis Henry Morgan, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles, and Sigmund Freud. While a ... nnected Histories, Divergent Pasts 1500 to Present (2nd ed.) St Martan's Press: New York.Tylor, Sir Edward Burnett. 1871. "The Science of Culture" in McGee & Warms (ed) 2000 Anthropologial Theory: ...

(5 pages) 227 2 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Are traits transmitted from parents to children physical only or can they be cultural as well?" Explain

human behavior patterns. The term was first used in this way by the pioneer English Anthropologist Edward B. Tylor in his book, Primitive Culture, published in 1871. Tylor said that culture is "that ...

(2 pages) 40 2 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Outline and discuss the problems which anthropologists confront when trying to devise a universal definition of 'religion'

gion in cultures we have not experienced years of familiarity with. Hendry elaborates by describing Edward Burnett Tylor's position in the anthropological field, '(he) was the first professor of socia ...

(8 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Social Change

ionary theorists in both sociology and anthropology, including Herbert Spencer, Lewis Henry Morgan, Edward Burnett Tylor, L. T. Hobhouse, William Graham Sumner, Albert Galloway Keller, and Edward West ...

(36 pages) 173 0 1.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Sociology and Anthropology

These professions were eighteen beliefs about social evolution which Kroeber did not agree with.Sir Edward Burnett Tylor was another social evolutionist who believed that all cultures were derived fro ... n is best known for his research on the relationship a child holds with his or her mother's brother.Edward Everet Evans-Pritchard He developed the idea of a Segmentary Lineage System. This was a syste ...

(17 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology