The interplay of science and ethics: the case of eugenics

by Massimo Pigliucci It is a rare case where I find myself sympathetic to quotes from both Steven Pinker and a Pope. And yet, reading and thinking about eugenics can cause this sort of strange happening, and more. Here is Pinker, from an interview with Steve Sailer [1] about The Blank Slate, criticizing what he … Continue reading The interplay of science and ethics: the case of eugenics