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Theories of the middle ground : New perspectives on an old problem

[Congrès, colloques, réunions]

18 avril 2016
University of Amsterdam

Marxism, Structuration, Darwinism. When explicitly discussing theory in archaeology we almost invariably discuss big overarching theories. Without exception these are borrowed from other disciplines. While it is perfectly acceptable, indeed advisable, to discuss the merits of what others are doing, it is odd that the truly archaeological theories are rarely discussed. We seldom seem to get to the point in the discussion of what a theory developed within, say, sociology would look like for archaeology.

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