Nature and nurture in French social sciences, 1859-1914 and beyond

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Main Author: Staum, Martin S.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Montréal ; Ithaca [N.Y.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2011.
Series:McGill-Queen's studies in the history of ideas ; 53.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction to the Nature-Nuture Debate
  • 2. The Ethnographers
  • 3. The Anthropologists
  • 4. Ribot and Psychological Heredity
  • 5. Heredity and Milieu in the Revue philosophique
  • 6. Alfred Binet: From Measuring Heads to Testing Intelligence
  • 7. The Non-Durkeimian Sociologists
  • 8. Reorientation of Institutions
  • 9. Echoes in the Vichy Era
  • 10. Conclusion.