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Sir Francis Galton, FRS : the legacy of his ideas : proceedings of the Twenty-eighth Annual Symposium of the Galton Institute, London, 1991

Author: Milo Keynes; Francis Galton; Galton Institute (London, England). Symposium
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan in association with the Galton Institute, 1993.
Series: Studies in biology, economy, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of the "Studies in Biology, Economy and Society" series, this book looks at Sir Francis Galton, a grandson of Erasmus Darwin. In his twenties he won fame as an explorer, writing "The Art of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Biography
Conference papers and proceedings
History
Named Person: Francis Galton; Francis Galton; Francis Galton, Sir; Francis Galton; Francis Galton
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milo Keynes; Francis Galton; Galton Institute (London, England). Symposium
ISBN: 9780333546956 0333546954
OCLC Number: 28835137
Description: ix, 237 pages : illustrations, portraits.
Contents: Notes on the Contributors - Introductory Note - Sir Francis Galton: a Man with a Universal Scientific Curiosity; M.Keynes - The Historical Galton; W.F.Bynum - Francis Galton: Travel and Geography; D.Middleton - Meterographica and Weather; Sir C.Tickell - Intelligence and Hereditary Genius; H.J.Eysenck - The Galton Lecture for 1991: Francis Galton: Numeracy and Innumeracy in Genetics; J.H.Edwards - Galton, Karl Pearson and Modern Statistical Theory; A.W.F.Edwards - Appendix: Heredity and Environment; L.Darwin - Galton on Human Growth and Form; J.M.Tanner - Galton and the Use of Twin Studies; C.G.N.Mascie-Taylor - Galton and the Study of Fingerprints; G.Hauser - Galton and Evolutionary Theory; J.Maynard Smith - Galton's Conception of Race in Historical Perspective; M.Banton - Galton, the Educationist; W.H.G.Armytage - The Galton Laboratory, University College London; J.S.Jones - Three Chapters from Sir Francis Galton's Inquiries into Human Faculty - Sir Francis Galton, FRS: Bibliography - List of Presidents of Eugenics Education Society 1908-1926, Eugenics Society 1926-1989, Galton Institute 1989- - Index
Series Title: Studies in biology, economy, and society.
Responsibility: edited by Milo Keynes.
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