Eugenics Summary

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Encyclopedia Articles (8)

2,014 words, approx. 7 pages
Eugenics While the idea of improving humans through selective breeding is at least as old as the ancient Greeks, it gained widespread prominence after 1869. In 1883, Sir Francis Galton coined the word... Read more
3,087 words, approx. 11 pages
Eugenics EUGENICS. The term eugenics, from the Greek meaning "good birth," was coined by British scientist Francis Galton (1822–1911). As Galton defined it in Essays in Eugenics (... Read more
1,728 words, approx. 6 pages
The Eugenics Movement: Good Intentions Lead to Horrific Consequences Overview For thousands of years, people have tried to rank each other according to perceived superiority or inferiority. This tende... Read more
395 words, approx. 2 pages
Eugenics Eugenics is the study of improving the human race by selective breeding. Its rationale is to remove bad or deleterious genes from the population, increasing the overall fitness of humanity as... Read more
307 words, approx. 2 pages
Euphenics The term euphenics was coined in the early 1960s as an alternative or counterpart to the word eugenics. Euphenics means specifically intervention in human development at the molecular and ce... Read more
413 words, approx. 2 pages
Eugenics Eugenics is the study of attempting to improve the human race by selective breeding. Its rationale is to remove bad or deleterious genes from the population, increasing the genetic fitness of... Read more
3,011 words, approx. 11 pages
Eugenics Eugenics is a scheme for improving the human race by controlling reproduction. The practice of eugenics reached its height in the period between the late nineteenth century and World War II, ... Read more
2,111 words, approx. 8 pages
Eugenics Eugenics was an ideology that arose in the late nineteenth century to promote improving human heredity. It posed as a scientific enterprise, but combined ethical presuppositions and political... Read more
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