Reproduction, Race, and Gender in Philosophy and the Early Life Sciences

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Focusing on the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, this volume highlights the scientific and philosophical inquiry into heredity and reproduction and the consequences of these developing ideas on understandings of race and gender. Neither the life sciences nor philosophy had fixed disciplinary boundaries at this point in history. Kant, Hegel, and Schelling weighed in on these questions alongside scientists such as Caspar Friedrich Wolff, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, and Karl Ernst von Baer. The essays in this ...

Reproduction, Race, and Gender in Philosophy and the Early Life Sciences 2015, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9781438449487

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Reproduction, Race, and Gender in Philosophy and the Early Life Sciences 2014, State University of New York Press

ISBN-13: 9781438449494

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