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

 

Social Problems
Professor Larry Stern
Reading Assignments, Videos & Web Sites

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

Class Lecture: Perspectives: What is a Human Being?

Readings:

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)

Eric Boodman, "White nationalists are flocking to genetic ancestry tests. Some don’t like what they find," STAT, August 16, 2017

Video:

The DNA Journey

Visit the following Websites:

Vaught's Practical Character Reader

Archive of the American Eugenics Movement