The Resource Making sense of heritability, Neven Sesardic

Making sense of heritability, Neven Sesardic

Label
Making sense of heritability
Title
Making sense of heritability
Statement of responsibility
Neven Sesardic
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
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Sesardić, Neven
Dewey number
155.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF341
LC item number
.S47 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology
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  • Nature and nurture
  • Behavior genetics
  • Genetic psychology
  • Environmental psychology
Label
Making sense of heritability, Neven Sesardic
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-257) and index
Contents
The nature-nurture debate : a premature burial? -- A convenient jingle of words -- No fair hearing for Francis Galton -- Heritability 101 -- Can monomorphic traits be heritable? -- Philosophers at work : caveat lector! -- A tangle of interactions : separating genetic and environmental influences -- Two concepts of interaction -- The rectangle analogy -- Lewontin against ANOVA -- Non-additivity -- Locality -- Causal irrelevance -- The second look at interactions -- Lost in correlations? : direct and indirect genetic causes -- The conceptual route : a Pickwickian notion? -- The methodological route : tracing the paths of causality -- The sociologist's fallacy -- From individuals to groups : genetics and race -- The "master argument" -- VE theories -- X-factor theories -- Unfair to facts -- The hereditarian strikes back -- Genes and malleability -- Genetic and environmental causation -- PKU -- Local modifiabiliy and modifiability "in principle" -- Comparing apples and oranges -- A clumsy attempt to appease the critics -- Limits to egalitarianism -- Science and sensitivity -- Mistaken because politically motivated -- Politically motivated because mistaken -- Consequential fallacy -- Double standards -- From "is" to "ought, " non-fallaciously -- Looking into the abyss -- From groups to individuals -- Fair, therefore biased?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 267 p.
Isbn
9780521828185
Lccn
2005002871
Other control number
9780521828185
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1622073-01umb_inst
  • 1204230
  • (OCoLC)57669800
Label
Making sense of heritability, Neven Sesardic
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-257) and index
Contents
The nature-nurture debate : a premature burial? -- A convenient jingle of words -- No fair hearing for Francis Galton -- Heritability 101 -- Can monomorphic traits be heritable? -- Philosophers at work : caveat lector! -- A tangle of interactions : separating genetic and environmental influences -- Two concepts of interaction -- The rectangle analogy -- Lewontin against ANOVA -- Non-additivity -- Locality -- Causal irrelevance -- The second look at interactions -- Lost in correlations? : direct and indirect genetic causes -- The conceptual route : a Pickwickian notion? -- The methodological route : tracing the paths of causality -- The sociologist's fallacy -- From individuals to groups : genetics and race -- The "master argument" -- VE theories -- X-factor theories -- Unfair to facts -- The hereditarian strikes back -- Genes and malleability -- Genetic and environmental causation -- PKU -- Local modifiabiliy and modifiability "in principle" -- Comparing apples and oranges -- A clumsy attempt to appease the critics -- Limits to egalitarianism -- Science and sensitivity -- Mistaken because politically motivated -- Politically motivated because mistaken -- Consequential fallacy -- Double standards -- From "is" to "ought, " non-fallaciously -- Looking into the abyss -- From groups to individuals -- Fair, therefore biased?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 267 p.
Isbn
9780521828185
Lccn
2005002871
Other control number
9780521828185
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1622073-01umb_inst
  • 1204230
  • (OCoLC)57669800

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