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Hitler's Ethic: The Nazi Pursuit of Evolutionary Progress

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In this fascinating follow-up to From Darwin to Hitler, Richard Weikart helps unlock the mystery of Hitler’s evil by vividly demonstrating that the infamous dictator’s immorality flowed from a seemingly coherent ethic. Hitler was inspired by evolutionary theory to pursue the utopian project of biologically improving the human race, and this ethic underlay or influenced alm ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2009)
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Interesting look into a mind filled with hate and pseudo-scientific ideas.
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Dr. Weikart is Professor of History at California State University, Stanislaus, and Fellow at the Center for Science and Culture of Discovery Institute, Seattle.

He completed his Ph.D. in modern European history at the University of Iowa in 1994, receiving the biennial prize of the Forum for History of Human Sciences for the best dissertation in that field. His revised dissertation, Socialist Darwi
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