March 22, 2012

Carolus Linnaeus's Human Classification

A number of important anthropological question were first posed in modern form during the European Enlightement: what defines the human species in the abstract, what distinguishes human from animals, and what the natural condition of humankind. Carolus Linnaeus with his contemporaries human as three kind of human (homo) Such as Homo sylvestris ('forest man'), Homo troglodytes ('cave man') and Homo nocturnus ('night man').

 1. Homo Sylvestris 

 2. Homo troglodytes 

  3. Homo  nocturnus 

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