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The ethics of archaeology [ Ouvrage] : philosophical perspectives on archaeological practice / edited by Chris Scarre and Geoffrey Scarre

Publication : Cambridge : Cambridge University press, 2006 cop. Description : 1 vol. (XI-318 p.) ; 24 cmISBN : 0521840112 ; 0521549426 ; 9780521840118 ; 9780521549424.Langue : Anglais ; de résumé, Anglais.Autres auteurs: Scarre, Geoffrey. Editeur ; Scarre, Christopher (1954-....) . .Résumé : The question of ethics and their role in archaeology has stimulated one of the discipline's liveliest debates. In this collection of essays, an international team of archaeologists, anthropologists and philosophers explore the ethical issues archaeology needs to address. Marrying the skills and expertise of practitioners from different disciplines, the collection produces interesting insights into many of the ethical dilemmas facing archaeology today. Topics discussed include relations with indigenous peoples ; the professional standards and responsibilities of researchers ; the role of ethical codes ; the notion of value in archaeology ; concepts of stewardship and custodianship ; the meaning and moral implications of 'heritage' ; the question of who 'owns' the past or the interpretation of it ; the trade in antiquities ; the repatriation of skeletal material ; and treatment of the dead. This important collection is essential reading for all those working in the field of archaeology, be they scholars or practitioners. (Source : 4e de couverture).Sujets:éthique -- valeur -- épistémologie -- anthropologie culturelle -- archéologie -- morale populaire -- philosophie -- patrimoine -- commerce
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Aix-en-Provence : LAMPEA – Bibliothèque de Préhistoire
Histoire des sciences [SCA-14359] (Browse shelf) Available ESEP43257
Nanterre : MSH Mondes - Bibliothèque d’archéologie et des sciences de l’Antiquité
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Rennes : SRA Bretagne et CReAAH CNRS
CNRS/MET-ANT-05 (Browse shelf) Available Salle 2 AREN-CNRS-001174

Bibliogr. p. 273-305. Index

The question of ethics and their role in archaeology has stimulated one of the discipline's liveliest debates. In this collection of essays, an international team of archaeologists, anthropologists and philosophers explore the ethical issues archaeology needs to address. Marrying the skills and expertise of practitioners from different disciplines, the collection produces interesting insights into many of the ethical dilemmas facing archaeology today. Topics discussed include relations with indigenous peoples ; the professional standards and responsibilities of researchers ; the role of ethical codes ; the notion of value in archaeology ; concepts of stewardship and custodianship ; the meaning and moral implications of 'heritage' ; the question of who 'owns' the past or the interpretation of it ; the trade in antiquities ; the repatriation of skeletal material ; and treatment of the dead. This important collection is essential reading for all those working in the field of archaeology, be they scholars or practitioners.
(Source : 4e de couverture)

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