Race: a social destruction of a biological concept

@article{Sesardi2010RaceAS,
  title={Race: a social destruction of a biological concept},
  author={N. Sesardi{\'c}},
  journal={Biology & Philosophy},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={143-162}
}
It is nowadays a dominant opinion in a number of disciplines (anthropology, genetics, psychology, philosophy of science) that the taxonomy of human races does not make much biological sense. My aim is to challenge the arguments that are usually thought to invalidate the biological concept of race. I will try to show that the way “race” was defined by biologists several decades ago (by Dobzhansky and others) is in no way discredited by conceptual criticisms that are now fashionable and widely… Expand
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