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Stephen Jay Gould

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The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould is a book that is concerned with how to rank people into groups on the basis of intelligence in a manner that is meaningful. Since intelligence is an abstraction about the human brain, Gould feels that it is possible to rank humans on this basis. The author, a paleontologist with a statistical background, analyzes data within a historical context and combines his skill as a...

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