Eugenics

Eugenics at University of Puget Sound (UPS)

Colleagues at the University of Puget Sound (UPS) have developed a course to explore the history and legacy of eugenics in their community. This draws on an interdisciplinary team of tutors and some highly energetic students. More…

Synthesis Period

Building Context for the Evolutionary Synthesis

The synthesis period in evolutionary studies (most people call this the “evolutionary synthesis”) of the 1930s and 1940 has had a standard narrative for many years, but pressure has increasing for a revision. Descended from Darwin: More…

Evolution: Sewall Wright Taught Me, volume 1

These lecture notes derive from Wright’s taught course at University of Chicago, Evolution (Zoology 313), which he presented in June-August 1951. In addition to lecture notes, this volume includes three population genetics exercises, Sloan’s research More…

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Eugenics Money at UCL from Francis Galton

by ProfJoeCain in Blog

Francis Galton’s Will left money to University of London “for establishment and endowment of a Professorship” related to eugenics. This blog gives the text of the original donation. More…

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