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ANTH 1210 Lecture 9: Lecture 9

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University of Manitoba
ANTH 1210
Haskel J.Greenfield

o78P New peoples and cultures: question traditional explanation for human origins Human variation: is all one species Evidence humans were adapting (changing) If more than one species: can retain nbiblical interpretation (justification of slavery) Carlous Linnaeus (17071778): Systematically named (Latin) and classified all living organisms according to physical resemblance (1758) Linnaean Binomial Classification: all species have 2 names (1. Species lower case, 2. Genus upper case) Ex: Homo sapiens Species arranged into increasingly larger categories (on basis of resemblance) Kingdom phylum class order family tribe genus species First comprehensive classification system (modified, but still use today) Marks beginning of modern history of evolutionary thought Organized hierarchy according to Gds ideal plan Man stood at apex (top): created in Gds image Followed by other primates Worms and other invertebrates Proponent to Fixity of Species doctrine: all species created in present form, G ds creations cant be improved upon Modern Approach: 16 century from Geology Scientists began to increasingly understand How the earth was forms and is continuously modified Minority Medieval opinion: Some maintained life originated in the sea (Leonardo da Vinci) Implication: life and Earth evolved over time Leonardo da Vinci: Found fossil shells in the mountains of Italy: Lombardy Clearly resembled living spices along coasts of Adriatic Sea 250 miles away Postulated: mountains must have originally formed underwater George Lous de Duffon (17071788): France First serious attack on Fixity of Species Asked any questions: what did so many species look alike? Why did certain animals have anatomical structure that had no apparent function? (Ex: appendix)
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