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Eugenics: A Reassessment

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Lynn argues that the condemnation of eugenics in the second half of the 20th century went too far and offers a reassessment. The eugenic objectives of eliminating genetic diseases, increasing intelligence, and reducing personality disorders he argues, remain desirable and are achievable by human biotechnology. In this four-part analysis, Lynn begins with an account of the ...more
Hardcover, 380 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Praeger Publishers
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Като цяло, книга за евгениката не е писана от 70-те, като и преди това популярността на тази дисциплина е постепенно западаща. Настоящата книга има за цел да опише какво точно Е евгениката, каква е била исторически, какви са нейните цели, методи, по какъв начин тя е била прилагана и се прилага в момента, както и какви са перспективите пред нея в бъдеще.

Има какво да се научи от книгата, главно защото през изминалите години евгениката преминава през процес на обществена "демонизация", като единств
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British Professor Emeritus of Psychology, who is known for his views on racial and ethnic differences.

Lynn was educated at Cambridge University. He has worked as lecturer in psychology at the University of Exeter, and as professor of psychology at the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, and at the University of Ulster at Coleraine.

Most of his books are about the differences of IQ betw
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