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On the biodeterministic imagination

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 May 2020

Michael L. Blakey*
Institute for Historical Biology, William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA Email:


Biological determinism continues to rest on belief rather than evidence. The racial genetics of David Reich and his immediate predecessors exemplify science applied as racist ideology which obscures evidence for social criticism and moral accountability for inequity.

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