Stephen Jay Gould on intelligence

  title={Stephen Jay Gould on intelligence},
  author={K. Korb},
  • K. Korb
  • Published 1994
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Cognition
In The Mismeasure of Man (1981) Stephen Jay Gould provides a typically readable history of one of our most vexatious intellectual enterprises: the scientific study of intelligence. Gould is successful, as always, in rendering the relevant scientific debates accessible to general readers. What Gould does less well is to carry through his attack on prior attempts to understand natural intelligence scientifically: attempting to muster all possible arguments against such science, he conjures up a… Expand
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