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Ethics of Archaeology Philosophical Perspectives on Archaeological Practice

ISBN-10: 0521549426

ISBN-13: 9780521549424

Edition: 2006

Authors: Geoffrey Scarre, Chris Scarre

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List price: $57.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/19/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

List of contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Ownership of Cultural Objects
Cultures and the ownership of archaeological finds
Who guards the guardians?
Is culture a commodity?
Moral arguments on subsistence digging
Archaeologists and the Living
Human subjects review and archaeology: a view from Indian country
Trust and archaeological practice: towards a framework of Virtue Ethics
Truthfulness and 'inclusion' in archaeology
Ethics and Native American reburials: a philosopher's view of two decades of NAGPRA
Stewardship gone astray? Ethics and the SAA
Archaeologists and the Dead
Can archaeology harm the dead?
Archaeological ethics and the people of the past
The Common Heritage of Humankind?
A plea for responsibility towards the common heritage of mankind
The ethics of the World Heritage concept
What value a unicorn's horn? A study of archaeological uniqueness and value
References
Index