The reviewers that insist this work is “ludicrous,” a “smear,” or a “hatchet job” are wrong; it is none of these.
John West discusses his experience visiting the Museum of Criminal Anthropology in Turin, Italy, and Cesare Lombroso’s racist ideas about evolution.
The lure of Lamarck was exemplified most strikingly in the case of Viennese biologist Paul Kammerer and the unhappy affair of the “midwife toad.”
Richard Dawkins felt free to encourage experimentation in ape-human hybrids, work that Dawkins hopes will undermine the idea that humans are anything special.
In a couple of cases, Weinberg goes beyond the pale, making accusations that are bizarre and even slanderous.