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ISBN: 0140136819 / ISBN-13: 9780140136814

The Mismeasure of Man

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Can human intelligence be measured? From 19th-century craniometry (literally, the measurement of skulls) to today's vastly sophisticated methods of ... Show synopsis

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  • The Mismeasure of Man (Penguin Books Ltd) – Mass-market paperback (1992)
    by Stephen Jay Gould

    The Mismeasure of Man
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    Mass-market paperback, Penguin Books Ltd
    1992
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    352 pages

    ISBN: 0140136819
    ISBN-13: 9780140136814

    Can human intelligence be measured? From 19th-century craniometry (literally, the measurement of skulls) to today's vastly sophisticated methods of IQ testing, the author traces the history of scientists' attempts to assess human intelligence. Along the way he tackles the fundamental problems - the very idea of measurement seems reductive, suggesting that biology is destiny - morever as he vividly demonstrates, scientists' theories have too often been dangerous reflections of their own personal motives and racial/class ... Show more

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