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Table Of Contents

Introduction
The nature–nurture debate: a premature burial?
1.1 a convenient jingle of words
1.2 no fair hearing for francis galton
1.3 heritability 101
1.4 can monomorphic traits be heritable?
1.5 philosophers at work: CAVEAT LECTOR!
2.1 two concepts of interaction
2.2 the rectangle analogy
2.3 lewontin against anova
2.4 non-additivity
2.5 locality
2.6 causal irrelevance
2.7 the second look at interactions
Lost in correlations? Direct and indirect genetic causes
3.1 the conceptual route: a pickwickian notion?
3.3 the sociologist’s fallacy
4.1 the “master argument”
4.2 ve theories
4.3 x-factor theories
4.4 unfair to facts
4.5 the hereditarian strikes back
Genes and malleability
5.1 genetic and environmental causation
5.2 pku
5.3 local modifiability and modifiability “in principle”
5.4 comparing apples and oranges
5.5 a clumsy attempt to appease the critics
5.6 limits to egalitarianism
Science and sensitivity
6.1 mistaken because politically motivated
6.2 politically motivated because mistaken
6.3 consequential fallacy
6.4 double standards
6.5 from “is” to “ought,” non-fallaciously
6.6 looking into the abyss
6.7 from groups to individuals
6.8 fair, therefore biased?
Conclusion
References
Index
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Sesardic - Making Sense of Heritability

Sesardic - Making Sense of Heritability

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