Re: 4 fields once more

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Sat, 15 Apr 1995 00:09:37 -0400

Thanks, John, for the affirmation. I respect and admire your interest in
and knowledge of mathematics and physics, and wish I knew more about
both, but I'm involved in writing a book, and can't take on much more.
Cheers. Ruby. On Sat, 15 Apr 1995, John Mcreery wrote:

> Ruby writes,
> " But since anthropology
> consists of both soft and hard sciences, i.e., the four fields, it
> seems to me that anthropology is an attempt to integrate the soft and
> hard sciences; in fact, to demonstrate the connections among them, which
> is what makes anthropology holistic."
> Precisely. It may be simplistic....etc, but this sense of straddling science-
> humanities gap and the license to travel back and forth across it are, to me,
> fascinating. It is, in fact, what brought me into the field.
> John McCreery