2. Humans Depend on Things

  1. Ian Hodder

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241912.ch2

Entangled: An Archaeology of the Relationships between Humans and Things

Entangled: An Archaeology of the Relationships between Humans and Things

How to Cite

Hodder, I. (2012) Humans Depend on Things, in Entangled: An Archaeology of the Relationships between Humans and Things, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241912.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470672112

Online ISBN: 9781118241912

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Keywords:

  • humans and things;
  • dependence, introductory concepts;
  • forms of dependence;
  • reflective, non-reflective, with things;
  • going towards, away from things;
  • identification and ownership;
  • approaches, human dependence on things;
  • material culture and materiality;
  • cognition and the extended mind

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dependence: Some Introductory Concepts

  • Approaches to the Human Dependence On Things

  • Conclusion: Things R Us