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The pure society : from Darwin to Hitler /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Pichot, AndreĢ.
Format: Book
Language:English
French
Published: London ; New York : Verso, 2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • The naturalization of society
  • The critique of social Darwinism
  • Evolutionary altruism
  • Sociobiology today
  • Darwinism, society and morality
  • Methodological issues
  • The origins of eugenics
  • The extension of heredity to disorderly behaviour
  • Eugenics in the United States and Europe
  • German eugenics before and under Nazism
  • The extermination of the mentally ill
  • The resurgence of eugenics
  • The classification of races
  • Gumplowicz and racial struggle
  • Racism, anti-semitism and biology
  • The present perspective.