The science of the structure and functions of the human body.
The science of man, including the study of the ditribution of physical and cultural attributes in relation to man's origin, location, history, and environment; -- sometimes used in a limited sense to mean the study of man as an object of natural history, or as an animal.
That manner of expression by which the inspired writers attribute human parts and passions to God. See also anthropopathite, anthropopathism, anthropomorphist.
The study of humans through their past remains, culture, biology, and language.
the study of humanity - our physical characteristics as animals, and our unique non-biological characteristics we call culture. The subject is generally broken down into three subdisciplines: biological (physical) anthropology, cultural (social) anthropology, and archaeology.
systematic investigation and interpretation of people; including their physical, psychological, and cultural characteristics and interrelationships.
Anthropology is from two Greek words [ anthropos] which means human or man, and [ logos] which means word or discourse. Anthropology is therefore the study of man or human beings. In theological terms, anthropology is the discourse or study of human existence, origin, behaviour, and the nature of his creation in the image of God. It often centers on the revelation of the special position in creation God has placed him in, and his divergence from animals. [ back
( AN·thro·POL·o·gy). The systematic study of the nature, diversity and similarity of humankind over time through four traditional sub-fields concentrating on (1) the origins and biological diversity of humans [ biological anthropology], (2) their technological and cultural development over time [ archaeology], (3) their languages [ anthropological linguistics], and their social customs and beliefs [social and cultural anthropology also called sociocultural anthropology or ethnology]. Slowly emerging as a fifth subfield is applied anthropology.
the social science discipline that examines the development of the human species and human cultures throughout the world.
The scientific study of the origin and the development of humankind. Theological anthropology concerns itself with the meaning of human existence in the light of God, Christ, redemption, sacramental practice, etc.
The study of human origins, behavior, and physical, social, and cultural development.
The study of humanity and human cultures.
The study of all people, at all times, in all places. The term for the holistic study of humankind.
The science that deals with the origin and physical and cultural development of mankind.
The study of humanity, culturally and physically, in all times and places. Forensic anthropology is the application of anthropological knowledge and techniques in a legal context, to detect crime and identify criminals. This involves detailed knowledge of osteology.
a holistic science that studies humans, their cultures and societies in different geographical areas and different periods of time. It includes four sub-fields: physical (biological) anthropology, archaeology, cultural (social) anthropology, and linguistic anthropology.
The study of the culture and history of a group of people.
"The study of humans." In North America the overall field usually considered to embrace cultural anthropology, social anthropology, physical anthropology and archaeology. Primarily the scientific study of humans and culture through time and space.
The study of human cultures and how they interact with their environments over time. In order to interpret the many aspects of cultures it is important to include ethnographies, oral history, archaeology, as well as cultural and physical anthropology.
The science of human beings, especially the study of human beings in relation to distribution, origin, and classification.
the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
the social science that examines human culture and experience, past and present. The four primary sub-fields of anthropology are archeology, cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and physical anthropology.
The study of human cultural variations, including language, biology, and society.
the science of Man, his origins and nature.
The study of humankind, including the comparative study of societies and cultures, and the science of human zoology and evolution.
the study of behavior, artifacts, and beliefs of different cultures.
The study of the similarities and differences of the world's people.
the study of the races, physical and mental characteristics, distribution, customs, social relationships, etc. of mankind: often restricted to the institutions, myths, etc. of primitive peoples
the science of studying the cultural behavior and evolution of people
the science that deals with the origins, development, characteristics, and customs of mankind; the branch of theology that deals with the true substance and nature of man.
the study of humanity, commonly subdivided into cultural, biological, and linguistic anthropology, and archaeology
Study of man in Scripture.
The study of humans, particularly in terms of origin and culture.
the study of the cultural context in which behaviours take place. Anthropological or ethnographic studies explain prevailing perceptions, beliefs and values.
that which deals only with man, his relationship with himself and with other men, such as the studies of psychology and sociology, and nothing beyond man.
The science of man in general.
The study ( logos) of what it means to be human ( anthropos) with an awareness of all the ways humans have lived, all over the globe, throughout human history.
The science of the origin, culture, and development of humans. This can come into play when identifying skeletal remains, certain foodstuffs or items of clothing.
The general study of human societies and cultures.
The scientific and humanistic study of man's present and past biological, linguistic, social, and cultural variations. Its major subfields are archaeology, physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, and anthropological linguistics.
Human culture and development.
The study of human beings from all aspects (cultural, biological, etc.)
the study and recording of human kind.
the science that studies human beings, especially their society and customs
the study of humans in relation to distribution, origin, races, culture, physical character, environmental and social relations.
The study of the origins, distribution, social relations, and culture of human beings.
the comparative study of human culture, behavior and biology and how these change through time.
is the scientific study of human beings and their many different cultures.
Anthropology (from the Greek word , "man" or "person"+"knowledge") consists of the study of humanity (see genus Homo). It is holistic in two senses: it is concerned with all human beings at all times and with all dimensions of humanity.