“Racial Studies”


PREJUDICE, like geraniums or sea-squirts, can only be effectively studied historically, developmentally and comparatively. It may be that this is ‘economic determinism’, though it used to be called ‘the scientific outlook’; and, whatever it is, it precludes consideration of the mutational origin of prejudice in the nineteenth century. Moreover, when this unitary approach is controlled by application and the basic postulates of science proposed by Bertrand Russell (1948), an inclusive understanding emerges of which Dr. Rose is apparently not aware.

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DOVER, C. “Racial Studies”. Nature 169, 632 (1952) doi:10.1038/169632b0

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