Ashley Montagu


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Noun1.Ashley Montagu - United States anthropologist (born in England) who popularized anthropology (1905-)
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Ashley Montagu, "Letters to the Editor," New York Times, February 28, 1969.
Strate goes on to say that the inspiration for McLuhan's saying, the medium is the message, are the words of anthropologist Ashley Montagu who in 1958 wrote:
The first to take up this brush, or at least the most aggressive, were the cultural anthropologists who chose Numare over Nature and followed in the footsteps of people like Franz Boas, Margaret Mead and Ashley Montagu (born Israel Ehrenberg).
More recent high-profile scientists who have articulated attacks on race and racism include Ashley Montagu (1942, 1974, 1997) and Stephen Jay Gould (1996).
As his analysis shows, Gunnar Myrdal's and Ashley Montagu's arguments, for example, might be said to be circular in that they boil down practically to the view that racism came into existence as a result of racism.
Through his own pschoanalysis and his mentor Ashley Montagu, Dr.
Anthropologist Ashley Montagu (1966) observed that cooperation is a key characteristic essential for survival over the course of human history, and that without the ability to interact and problem-solve with others, individuals in early societies would not have been able to survive.
Ashley Montagu once said he wanted to live fast and die young -- as late as possible.
Ashley Montagu's view, based on medical evidence, confirms the primacy of the tactile realm: '[The skin] is the oldest and the most sensitive of our organs, our first medium of communication, and our most efficient protector [...].
Ashley Montagu, Man's Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race.
The volume begins with a chapter by Ashley Montagu, who speaks to the significance of touch for our species across all ages.