Anthropology #1.1. What is Anthropology

What is anthropology. Few words about anthropology as a science.

Anthropology #1.2. Language, tools, sociality, abstract thinking

Anthropology #1.3.

The final part of the first lecture.
 Pavlo Shidlovsky reveals in detail the role of language, tools, sociality and abstract thinking in human nature.

Anthropology # 2.1. Killer whale ethnic groups and beaver archaeological cultures vs the uniqueness of man.

Pavlo Shidlovsky second video lecture from the “Popular anthropology” cycle.
 Obvious reasons of the uniqueness of man is not really clear. So what makes us human beings?

Anthropology # 2.2.

You’ll learn what makes a person unique and history – a fundamental science for understanding of our nature.

Anthropology #3. Anthropogeny, morphology, racial anthropology

Pavlo Shidlovsky talks about morphological anthropology, racial anthropology, anthropogenesis and other units of this basic science.

Anthropology #4. The structure of science.

The final lecture of the theoretical part of the course. You will learn about the structural elements of anthropological science.

Anthropology # 5.1. The man at different times – introduction. What is the human world?

Pavlo Shidlovsky continues the cycle of “Popular anthropology” lectures. Topic of the first conversation — what is the human world.


Anthropology #5.2. The man at different times: totemism.

We will talk about the format of the oldest human existence – totemism. We all think that totemism is something that remains in the distant past. The reality is a little different. We still worship the totems, but now – in another form.

Anthropology #5.3. The man at different times: the first civilizations.

The man at different times: the first civilizations. A man of Egypt, Mesopotamia and Ancient World.
 Now in our search for the truth of human nature we will go in the time of ancient civilizations.
 Together with Pavlo Shydlovsky you’ll learn:

  • the first cities fortifications reflect changes in people attitudes to the world;
  • what cult was the basis of Egyptian civilization;
  • anthropology of the ancient Sumer epos;
  • ancient philosophy and the first appearance of “Anthropology”;
  • Rome, or how a sophist dissident could predict the content of the science of human nature for many centuries to come.