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The Mismeasure of Man (Revised & Expanded)

Author: Stephen Jay Gould; 3M Company.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : W.W. Norton & Company, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The definitive refutation to the argument of -- The Mismeasure of ManAnd yet the idea of innate limits?of biology as destiny?dies hard, as witness the attention devoted to?The Bell CurveThe Bell Curve. Further, he has added five essays on questions of The Bell Curve in particular and on race, racism, and biological determinism in general. These additions strengthen the book's claim to be, as Leo J. Kamin of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Jay Gould; 3M Company.
ISBN: 9780393340402 0393340406
OCLC Number: 1014266553
Notes: Electronic book.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Gould, Stephen Jay.

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The definitive refutation to the argument of -- The Mismeasure of ManAnd yet the idea of innate limits?of biology as destiny?dies hard, as witness the attention devoted to?The Bell CurveThe Bell Curve. Further, he has added five essays on questions of The Bell Curve in particular and on race, racism, and biological determinism in general. These additions strengthen the book's claim to be, as Leo J. Kamin of Princeton University has said, "a major contribution toward deflating pseudo-biological 'explanations' of our present social woes."

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