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    Socialist Darwinism: Evolution in German Socialist Thought from Marx to Bernstein.Richard Weikart - 1999 - International Scholars.
    This important new study is an intellectual history exploring the reception of Darwinism by prominent German socialist theoriests: Karl Marx, Friedrich Engles, Friedrich Albert Lange, Ludwig B chner, August Bebel, Karl Katusky, and Eduard Bernstein. It relies not only on published books, articles, and speeches by these men, but also on some unpublished correspondence. In addition, one chapter covers the anti-socialist stance of prominent Darwinian biologists, including Charles Darwin and the foremost champion of Darwinism in Germany, Ernst Haeckel. Darwinism's effect (...)
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    The origins of social Darwinism in Germany, 1859-1895.Richard Weikart - 1993 - Journal of the History of Ideas 54 (3):469-488.
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    Hitler’s Ethic: The Nazi Pursuit of Evolutionary Progress.Richard Weikart (ed.) - 2009 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    In this book, Weikart helps unlock the mystery of Hitler ’s evil by vividly demonstrating the surprising conclusion that Hitler ’s immorality flowed from a coherent ethic. Hitler was inspired by evolutionary ethics to pursue the utopian project of biologically improving the human race. This ethic underlay or influenced almost every major feature of Nazi policy: eugenics, euthanasia, racism, population expansion, offensive warfare, and racial extermination.
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    Darwinism and Death: Devaluing Human Life in Germany 1859-1920.Richard Weikart - 2002 - Journal of the History of Ideas 63 (2):323-344.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Journal of the History of Ideas 63.2 (2002) 323-344 [Access article in PDF] Darwinism and Death: Devaluing Human Life in Germany 1859-1920 Richard Weikart The debate over the significance of Social Darwinism in Germany has special importance, because it serves as background to discussions of Hitler's ideology and of the roots of German imperialism and World War I. 1 There is no doubt that Hitler was a Social Darwinist, (...)
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    A Recently Discovered Darwin Letter On Social Darwinism.Richard Weikart - 1995 - Isis 86:609-611.
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    Darwinian Evolution and Classical Liberalism: Theories in Tension.Logan Paul Gage, Bruce L. Gordon, Shawn E. Klein, Peter Lawler, Roger Masters, Angus Menuge, Michael J. White, Jay W. Richards, Timothy Sandefur, Richard Weikart, John West & Benjamin Wiker (eds.) - 2013 - Lanham: Lexington Books.
    Darwinian Evolution and Classical Liberalism brings together a collection of new essays that examine the multifaceted ferment between Darwinian biology and classical liberalism.
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    A Recently Discovered Darwin Letter on Social Darwinism.Richard Weikart - 1995 - Isis 86 (4):609-611.
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    Controversies over the influences on and effects of Darwinian theory: Robert J. Richards: Was Hitler a Darwinian? Disputed question in the history of evolutionary theory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013, 280pp, $27.50 PB.Richard Weikart - 2015 - Metascience 24 (3):401-404.
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    Kunstformen der Natur. Ernst Haeckel, Olaf Breidbach, Irenaus Eibl-Eibesfeldt.Richard Weikart - 2000 - Isis 91 (1):168-170.
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    Laissez‐faire Social Darwinism and individualist competition in Darwin and Huxley.Richard Weikart - 1998 - The European Legacy 3 (1):17-30.
    (1998). Laissez‐faire Social Darwinism and individualist competition in Darwin and Huxley. The European Legacy: Vol. 3, On Social Darwinism, pp. 17-30.
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    Letters to the Editor.Richard Weikart - 2009 - Isis 100:115-115.
  12. Letters to the Editor.Richard Weikart - 2009 - Isis 100 (1):115-115.
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    Marx, Engels, and the abolition of the family.Richard Weikart - 1994 - History of European Ideas 18 (5):657-672.
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    on Natural Rights and Bioethics.Richard Weikart - 2013 - In Stephen Dilley (ed.), Darwinian Evolution and Classical Liberalism: Theories in Tension. Lexington Books. pp. 197.
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    Science and religion at war about war: Michael Ruse: The problem of war: Darwinism, Christianity, and their battle to understand human conflict. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019, xiv + 261 pp, $34.95 HB.Richard Weikart - 2019 - Metascience 28 (3):425-428.
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  16. Socialist Darwinism in Germany: 1875–1914.Richard Weikart - 2004 - Historical Materialism 12 (1):213-232.
     
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    Book Reviews: Richard Weikart, From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics,and Racism in Germany (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), xi + 312 pp., $59.95. [REVIEW]Richard Weikart - 2005 - Journal of the History of Biology 38 (2):390-391.
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  18. Charles Darwins Briefwechsel mit deutschen Naturforschern: Ein Kalendarium mit Inhaltsangaben, biographischem Register und Bibliographie/Charles Darwin's Correspondence with German Naturalists: A Calendar with Summaries, Biographical Register, and Bibliography by Thomas Junker; Marsha Richmond. [REVIEW]Richard Weikart - 1998 - Isis 89:347-347.
     
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    Genesis: The Evolution of Biology. [REVIEW]Richard Weikart - 2005 - Isis 96:99-99.
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  20. Jan Sapp. Genesis: The Evolution of Biology. xix + 364 pp., index. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. $35. [REVIEW]Richard Weikart - 2005 - Isis 96 (1):99-99.
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    Kunstformen der Natur by Ernst Haeckel; Olaf Breidbach; Irenaus Eibl-Eibesfeldt. [REVIEW]Richard Weikart - 2000 - Isis 91:168-170.
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    Sheila Faith Weiss, The Nazi Symbiosis: Human Genetics and Politics in the Third Reich (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010), 392 pp., $45.00. [REVIEW]Richard Weikart - 2011 - Journal of the History of Biology 44 (1):159-161.
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