Social Anthropology

Social anthropology is the study of humans and humanity as social or a social species. That is to say, social anthropology concerns itself with the discovery and examination of aspects of social life unique to humanity, and also concerns itself otherwise with the extent to which society itself as extant phenomenon is unique to humanity as a species. Consequently it can also be concerned with the basic biopsychological conditions that allow for human social life. Given its focus, it also seeks to explain other aspect of human groups such as culture in terms of social constants. Thereby it tries to model the relationship between a species´ humanity and its society, organizes information pertaining to this relationship in accordance with salient quantitative factors, and speculates about the conditions of possibility for human society.