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Theory, Models, Explanation, and the Record: Response to Kohler and Sebastian

  • Robert D. Leonard (a1) and Heidi E. Reed (a2)

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We believe that most of Kohler and Sebastian’s concerns regarding our research are attributable to differences in how we perceive the relations between theory, models, explanation, and the archaeological record. Other differences we attribute to misunderstandings of both our work and selectionist theory in general. We finally conclude that differences in our opinions on these issues represent broader problems in our discipline.

Creemos que muchas de las preocupaciones de Kohler y Sebastian respecto a nuestras investigaciones son atribuibles a diferencias en como persibimos la relación entre teoría, modelos, explicación, y el registro arqueológico. Otras diferencias las atribuímos a que ellos no comprenden nuestro trabajo ni la teoría general seleccionista. Concluímos que las diferencias entre nuestras opiniones sobre estos temás representan problemas más generates en nuestra disciplina.

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  • Robert D. Leonard (a1) and Heidi E. Reed (a2)

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