Social Darwinism lives! (Should it?).

Journal Article (editorial;Journal Article)

Sociobiology has made a resurgence in recent years, but has become enmeshed in political controversy. Indeed, much of the work in sociobiology has been used to justify repressive or racist measures. It is argued that the unfortunate alliance of some sociobiologists and politicians is a poor basis for discrediting the field itself; that a science of sociobiology is possible and, if we seek to know the nature of our social heritage (if any!), needs be vigorously pursued.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Klopfer, PH

Published Date

  • January 1977

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 50 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 77 - 84

PubMed ID

  • 848049

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2595309

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1551-4056

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0044-0086


  • eng