EDITOR'S NOTE: For a rebuttal by Richard Wilson, see the Comments section in this issue.
The truth of anthropology
Epistemology, meaning and residual positivism
Article first published online: 6 DEC 2006
Volume 22, Issue 6, pages 16–19, December 2006
How to Cite
MYHRE, K. C. (2006), The truth of anthropology. Anthropology Today, 22: 16–19. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8322.2006.00472.x
I would like to thank Vincent Colapietro, Heidi Fjeld and Harald Grimen, who read and commented on different drafts of this article. An earlier version was presented at a seminar at the Section for Medical Anthropology, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, and I thank the participants for their comments. I am also grateful to Gustaaf Houtman and the anonymous AT reviewers for their suggestions on how to improve my argument. Finally, a debt of gratitude is due to Kathleen M. Jennings for reading and commenting on several versions of this text and helping to develop these thoughts.
- Issue published online: 6 DEC 2006
- Article first published online: 6 DEC 2006