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

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS & WEB SITES
Life Span & Introduction to Sociology

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

Readings:

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"

Visit the following Website:

Archive of the American Eugenics Movement