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ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SGBN 344 - Dark Side of Evolution: Social Darwinism

4.00 credit hours
(Same as: SGBS 344 .) This course examines selected cases of the application of evolutionary theories to human subjects, from Darwin onwards. Many of these applications (such as eugenics) were and continue to be controversial and this course follows the development of debates about them over time.

Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Humanities, Ethical Dimensions, U.S. Power Structures.

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