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    The Politics of Heredity: Essays on Eugenics, Biomedicine, and the Nature-Nurture Debate.Diane B. Paul - 1998 - State University of New York Press.
    Explores the political forces underlying shifts in thinking about the respective influence of heredity and environment in shaping human behavior, and the feasibility and morality of eugenics.
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    "Our Load of Mutations" Revisited.Diane B. Paul - 1987 - Journal of the History of Biology 20 (3):321 - 335.
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    ?Our load of mutations? revisited.Diane B. Paul - 1987 - Journal of the History of Biology 20 (3):321-335.
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    9 Darwin, social Darwinism and eugenics.Diane B. Paul - 2003 - In J. Hodges & Gregory Radick (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Darwin. Cambridge University Press. pp. 214.
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    Reflections on the Historiography of American Eugenics: Trends, Fractures, Tensions.Diane B. Paul - 2016 - Journal of the History of Biology 49 (4):641-658.
    By the 1950s, eugenics had lost its scientific status; it now belonged to the context rather than to the content of science. Interest in the subject was also at low ebb. But that situation would soon change dramatically. Indeed, in an essay-review published in 1993, Philip Pauly commented that a “eugenics industry” had come to rival the “Darwin industry” in importance, although the former seemed less integrated than the latter. Since then, the pace of publication on eugenics, including American eugenics, (...)
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    Genetic Services, Economics, and Eugenics.Diane B. Paul - 1998 - Science in Context 11 (3-4):481-491.
    The ArgumentWhat are the aims of genetic services? Do any of these aims deserve to be labeled “eugenics”? Answers to these strenuously debated questions depend not just on the facts about genetic testing and screening but also on what is understood by “eugenics,” a term with multiple and contested meanings. This paper explores the impact of efforts to label genetic services “eugenics” and argues that attempts to protect against the charge have seriously distorted discussion about their purpose. Following Ruth Chadwick, (...)
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    Eugenics Redux: “Reproductive Benefit” as a Rationale for Newborn Screening.Diane B. Paul - 2018 - Hastings Center Report 48 (S2):S12-S13.
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    John Stuart mill, innate differences, and the regulation of reproduction.Diane B. Paul & Benjamin Day - 2008 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 39 (2):222-231.
    In this paper, we show that the question of the relative importance of innate characteristics and institutional arrangements in explaining human difference was vehemently contested in Britain during the first half of the nineteenth century. Thus Sir Francis Galton’s work of the 1860s should be seen as an intervention in a pre-existing controversy. The central figure in these earlier debates—as well as many later ones—was the philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill. In Mill’s view, human nature was fundamentally shaped by (...)
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    John Stuart Mill, innate differences, and the regulation of reproduction.Diane B. Paul & Benjamin Day - 2008 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 39 (2):222-231.
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    Remembering Richard Lewontin.Stuart A. Newman, Peter Godfrey-Smith, Daniel L. Hartl, Philip Kitcher, Diane B. Paul, John Beatty, Sahotra Sarkar, Elliott Sober & William C. Wimsatt - 2021 - Biological Theory 16 (4):257-267.
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    The Selection of the "Survival of the Fittest".Diane B. Paul - 1988 - Journal of the History of Biology 21 (3):411 - 424.
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    The selection of the?Survival of the Fittest?Diane B. Paul - 1988 - Journal of the History of Biology 21 (3):411-424.
  13. German Rassenhygiene.Diane B. Paul - 1994 - History of Science 32 (4):484-486.
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  14. Book notices-thinking about evolution. Historical, philosophical and political perspectives.Rama S. Singh, Costas B. Krimbas, Diane B. Paul & John Beatty - 2001 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 23 (2):327.
     
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    Jene M. Porter and Peter W. B. Phillips , Public Science in Liberal Democracy. Toronto, Buffalo and London: University of Toronto Press, 2007. Pp. xii+343. ISBN 978-0-8020-9359-2. £45.00. [REVIEW]Diane B. Paul - 2009 - British Journal for the History of Science 42 (1):150.
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    Nature, Human Nature, and Society: Marx, Darwin, Biology, and the Human SciencesPaul Heyer.Diane B. Paul - 1983 - Isis 74 (4):577-577.
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    Beyond the Gene: Cytoplasmic Inheritance and the Struggle for Authority in Genetics. Jan Sapp.Diane B. Paul - 1988 - Isis 79 (3):518-519.
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    The Mendelian Revolution: The Emergence of Hereditarian Concepts in Modern Science and Society. Peter Bowler.Diane B. Paul - 1991 - Isis 82 (4):773-774.
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    Foreword.Raphael Falk, Diane B. Paul & Garland Allen - 1998 - Science in Context 11 (3-4):329-330.
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    Essay Review: German Rassenhygiene, Health, Race and German Politics between National Unification and Nazism, 1870–1945.Diane B. Paul - 1994 - History of Science 32 (4):484-486.
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    Where libertarian premises lead.Diane B. Paul - 2001 - American Journal of Bioethics 1 (1):26 – 27.
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    Peter Keating;, Alberto Cambrosio. Biomedical Platforms: Realigning the Normal and the Pathological in Late‐Twentieth‐Century Medicine. xiv + 544 pp., illus., figs., bibl., index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2003. $55. [REVIEW]Diane B. Paul - 2005 - Isis 96 (1):146-147.
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