The ethics of archaeology : philosophical perspectives on archaeological practice

TitleThe ethics of archaeology : philosophical perspectives on archaeological practice
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsScarre, C, Scarre, G
Edition2nd ed.
Paginationxi, 318 p.
PublisherCambridge University Press
Place PublishedCambridge, UK ; New York
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780521549424
Accession Number5135934
Call NumberEducation 174.99301; Et373
KeywordsAntiquités Collections et conservation Aspect moral. , Antiquities Collection and preservation Moral and ethical aspects. , Archaeologists Professional ethics. , Archaeology Moral and ethical aspects. , Archéologie Aspect moral. , Archéologie. , Archéologues Déontologie. , Ethiek.
AbstractTargeted at practitioners and graduate students, this volume discussing issues such as the ownership of cultural objects, archaeologists' responsibility to living communities and the dead, and the common heritage of humankind.
Notes2006296043(OCoLC)ocm62475346GBA6014300133485169780521840118 (hbk.)9780521549424 (pbk.)edited by Chris Scarre and Geoffrey Scarre.24 cm.Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-305) and index.Cultures and the ownership of archaeological finds / James O. Young -- Who guards the guardians? / Oliver Leaman -- Is culture a commodity? / Robert Layton and Gillian Wallace -- Moral arguments on subsistence digging / Julie Hollowell -- Human subjects review and archaeology : a view from Indian country / Jeffrey C. Bendremer and Kenneth A. Richman -- Trust and archaeological practice : towards a framework of virtue ethics / Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh and T.J. Ferguson -- Truthfulness and 'inclusion' in archaeology / David E. Cooper -- Ethics and native American reburials : a philosopher's view of two decades of NAGPRA / Douglas P. Lackey -- Stewardship gone astray? Ethics and the SAA / Leo Groarke and Gary Warrick -- Can archaeology harm the dead? / Geoffrey Scarre -- Archaeological ethics and the people of the past / Sarah Tarlow -- A plea for responsibility towards the common heritage of mankind / Sandra M. Dingli -- The ethics of the World Heritage concept / Atle Omland -- What value a unicorn's horn? A study of archaeological uniqueness and value / Robin Coningham, Rachel Cooper and Mark Pollard.
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