Eugenics and Other Evils

Eugenics and Other Evils

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by G. K. Chesterton
     
 

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Eugenics and Other Evils was written by G. K. Chesterton and first published in 1917. G. K. Chesterton was an early critic of the philosophy of eugenics, expressing this opinion in his book, Eugenics and Other Evils. Its advocates regarded eugenics as a social philosophy for the improvement of human hereditary traits through various forms of intervention.Today it is…  See more details below

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Eugenics and Other Evils was written by G. K. Chesterton and first published in 1917. G. K. Chesterton was an early critic of the philosophy of eugenics, expressing this opinion in his book, Eugenics and Other Evils. Its advocates regarded eugenics as a social philosophy for the improvement of human hereditary traits through various forms of intervention.Today it is widely regarded as a brutal movement which inflicted massive human rights violations on millions of people.HIs criticism of Eugenics expands into a more general criticism of a modern craze for scientific officialism and strict social organization.Chesterton's writings consistently displayed wit and a sense of humour. He employed paradox, while making serious comments on the world, government, politics, economics, philosophy, theology and many other topics.

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ISBN-13:
2940012492609
Publisher:
United Holdings Group
Publication date:
05/07/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,076,731
File size:
272 KB

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