Not in our genes: biology, ideology, and human nature

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Pantheon Books, Apr 12, 1984 - Medical - 322 pages
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Three eminent scientists analyze the scientific, social, and political roots of biological determinism.

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Review: Not in Our Genes: Biology, Ideology and Human Nature

User Review  - Conor - Goodreads

Fantastic book, challenging the claims of sociobiology and IQ studies head-on and highlighting the political aspects of science that claims to be objective but is as politicised as hell! Read full review

Review: Not in Our Genes: Biology, Ideology and Human Nature

User Review  - Ruby Hollyberry - Goodreads

Read this many years ago. The entire book is pretty much an answer to too much sociobiology and genetic determinism in some scientific circles at the time. Well, their enemies seem to have survived ... Read full review

Contents

One The New Right and the Old Determinism
3
Two The Politics of Biological Determinism
17
Three Bourgeois Ideology and the Origin of Determinism
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About the author (1984)

Lewontin is Alexander Agassiz Research Professor at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.