Posts Tagged: philosophy in archaeology

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link. Advertisements

Things in Action – Interpreting the Meanings of Things in Archaeology

The proceedings of the XII Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting held in Oulu, Finland, two years ago is now out. My contribution can be found by following this link.

Helsinki Metaphysical Club

In the 1860s Charles Peirce started a club called the Metaphysical Club. This is where pragmatism was more or less born. In 1997 a bunch of Finnish postgraduate students started a discussion group for people interested in pragmatism. Following Peirce,

Helsinki Metaphysical Club

In the 1860s Charles Peirce started a club called the Metaphysical Club. This is where pragmatism was more or less born. In 1997 a bunch of Finnish postgraduate students started a discussion group for people interested in pragmatism. Following Peirce,

Dissertation and doctoral studies

I have now finally started planning my doctoral studies and the dissertation. The deadline for applications at the University of Helsinki this year is October the 20th. Better late than never I think. However, I have managed to come up

Dissertation and doctoral studies

I have now finally started planning my doctoral studies and the dissertation. The deadline for applications at the University of Helsinki this year is October the 20th. Better late than never I think. However, I have managed to come up

Is a scientific archaeology possible?

After having read Robert Dunnell’s (1992) paper in the book I wrote about in an earlier post I must write a word or two about the way I see archaeology as a science. Dunnell provides two explanations for contemporary archaeology’s

Is a scientific archaeology possible?

After having read Robert Dunnell’s (1992) paper in the book I wrote about in an earlier post I must write a word or two about the way I see archaeology as a science. Dunnell provides two explanations for contemporary archaeology’s