Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Hofstadter , Richard (1992-09-01), Social Darwinism in American thought, Beacon Pr, Retrieved on 2012-06-05
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    05 JUN 2012

     Survival of the Fittest Doesn't Apply to Animals in a Soc...

    Such biological ideas as the 'survival of the fittest,' whatever their doubtful value in natural science, are utterly useless in attempting to understand society ... The life of a man in society, while it is incidentally a biological fact, has characteristics that are not reducible to biology and must be explained in the distinctive terms of a cultural analysis ... the physical well-being of men is a result of their social organization and not vice versa ... Social improvement is a product of...
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    Folksonomies: society social darwinism
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