Charles Darwin
Karl Marx
Sigmund Freud
William James
John B. Watson
Jean Piaget
Charles Davenport
Harry Laughlin
Franz Boas


Life Span & Introduction to Sociology

Section 2: The Intellectual Context: What is a Human Being?


Larry Stern, Lecture (Transcript-1): Perspectives: What is a Human Being?

Larry Stern, Lecture (Transcript-2): What is Sociology?

Arnett, Human Development, chapter 2, sections 1-3 (pp. 44-77)

John McClymer, Lucia Knoles, and Arnold Pulda, E Pluribus Unum Project, " Eugenics in the Culture Wars of the 1920s: Some Approaches to Studying a Neglected Topic"

Scott Christianson, “Bad Seed or Bad Science: The Story of the Notorious Jukes Family," (New York Times, February 8, 2003)

Gwen Sharp, "A Helpful Guide to Human Character"

Jeffrey Kluger, "Why We Love"
Belinda Luscomb, "Why We Flirt"

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Archive of the American Eugenics Movement