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The Mismeasure of Man
The Mismeasure of Man
Author: Stephen Jay Gould
In the current heated discussions of hereditary vs. environmental impacts on IQ, Gould's National Book Critics' Circle Award-winning book deserves a hearing.
ISBN-13: 9780393314250
ISBN-10: 0393314251
Publication Date: 6/1996
Pages: 444
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3.8 stars, based on 15 ratings
Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This book ends any and all excuses to be mean, racist, or superior to any fellow human. Gould is always thorough,frequently to the point of exhaustion, but you always know you have read something well supported with data and supported by history and research and good science...but no guarantee that the book is a page-turner.
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Had to read it for class. Unsure if I would have read it on my own.
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A compelling argument that undermines those made in The Bell Curve.


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