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Unformatted text preview: Darwin- On the Races of Men-In darwins text we see a scientific view of what's at stake with the debate over races. What consitutes a race? How are natural phenomena defined? (in the light of evolution) When does a specimen become its current day deffinition? (when does a man become a man?)-for darwin what is at stake seems to be less what dividing humankind in to races means about humans and in the the individual races.-rather he is concerned speciically with the mechanism/methods (particularly the failures of current day methods) of deciphering different species and human differences. I. It is not my intention here...and how they have originated. 54 II. In determining whether two or more allied forms ought to be...whether they are consistant. 54 III. Even a slight degree of sterility between two forms...some repugnance to mutual pairing. 54 IV. Independantly of blending from intercrossing...citerions of their specific distinctness. 54-55 Difference Between the Races V. In regard to the amount of differences....long habit of observing ourselves. 55V....
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- Spring '08