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Beyond Meaning, by Bernard N. Nussbaum

Sunday, July 30, 2017    

This essay, first published in the journal First Things in 1995, is a review of two books: Medicine Ethics, and the Third Reich and Defenders of the Race: Jewish Doctors and Race Science in Fin-De-Siecle Europe. Note that despite the criticism here of "the fatuous notion of using craniometry (measuring certain key diameters of the head) to differentiate racial types, there are indeed "race differences in brain size, when body size is fixed... with Asian brains larger on average than white brains, and white brains larger than black brains." Michael Levin, Why Race Matters, page 104.
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