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Author Jackson, John P., 1961- author
Title Darwinism, democracy, and race : American Anthropology and Evolutionary Biology in the Twentieth Century / John P. Jackson Jr. and David J. Depew
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
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 Ethnology Library  GN269 .J33 2017    AVAILABLE    30520020845690
Descript xi, 240 pages ; 25 cm
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Series History and philosophy of biology
History and philosophy of biology
Note Introduction : in the footsteps of Franz Boas -- Franz Boas and the argument from presumption -- Demarcating anthropology : the boundary work of Alfred Kroeber -- Theodosius Dobzhansky and the argument from definition -- Theodosius Dobzhansky and the argument from definition -- A Kairos moment unmet and met : the controversy over Carlton Coon's The origin of races -- Epilogue : the roots of the sociobiology controversy, the infirmities of evolutionary psychology, and the unity of anthropology
Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Race -- Philosophy
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy
Social constructionism
Cultural relativism
Genetics -- Social aspects
Alt Author Depew, David J., 1942- author
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