Agenda arkeologi: upplysning, terapi eller moral

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A discussion of motivations for doing archaeology. In the present there is a conflict between three different perspectives: Enlightment, teraphy and morale. The three perspectives go back to the Antique philosophical concepts of the truth, the beauty and the good, correlating to epistemology, estetics and ethics.
Original languageSwedish
Title of host publicationArkeologi och samhälle
EditorsBodil Petersson, Kristina Jennbert, Cornelius Holtorf
Place of PublicationLund
PublisherInstitutionen för arkeologi och antikens historia, Lunds universitet
ISBN (Print)9789189578265
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameActa Archaeologica Lundensia. Series in 8°
PublisherInstutionen för arkeologi och antikens historia
ISSN (Print)0065-0994

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Archaeology


  • Archaeology
  • motivations

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