Studies in evolution and eugenics
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Studies in evolution and eugenics by Holmes, Samuel J.

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English


  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Eugenics.

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Edition Notes

Statementby S.J. Holmes ...
LC ClassificationsQH431 .H63
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 261 p.
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6656725M
LC Control Number23012889

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Paul Popenoe and Roswell H. Johnson in an essay called “Eugenics and Euthenics” found on page of Readings in Evolution, compiled by Horatio Hackett Newman. First published in First published in   "ÝA¨ fascinating, multi-faceted sor Lynn sets outs to rescue eugenics from the lowly place to which it fell in the latter half of the twentieth century. It is an ambitious project, and Lynn emerges with scientific and ethical orthodoxy on many s: “Eugenics” (Greek for “well bred”) was given its name in by Darwin’s cousin Francis Galton, the creator of the IQ test. Galton gained widespread support for eugenics by arguing, theologically, that eugenics was a proper application of the Gospel parable of the talents, while also arguing, culturally, that Darwin’s idea of natural selection helped explain why white European men. The section Introduction defines the term and classification modes. The section History of Eugenics follows eugenics from the ancient period, the introduction of eugenics by Francis Galton, the practice of eugenics as a state policy in various countries, and the present eugenics (liberal eugenics).