I imagine none of the people who gave it a one star review actually read it.
For his part, Nietzsche read Darwin, but was even more radical in drawing moral conclusions from his views on evolution and eugenics. (p. 49.)
And, the most influential Darwinist since Darwin himself, Ernst Mayr doesn't get a mention either.
German intellectuals of the late 19th and early 20th century embraced evolutionary thinking to a degree unknown in any other country. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Thomas Shuford
An exposition of what can happen to a nation who loses their moral compass.Published 1 month ago by Trevor B. Harvey
Well written and well thought out. I imagine none of the people who gave it a one star review actually read it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by HorrorReader
Weikart is probably the world's expert on social darwinism. He says nothing in the book that isn't defended with dozens of quotes from prominent scholars at the time. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Travis Dougherty
Pretty heavy ethical content.
Certainly a revelation about the extent of Darwinism, government policy and the value of the individual versus the value of the... Read more
One of the quandaries in thinking about the Nazi era is trying to imagine how the most scientific nation in the world could become so entranced by what we know to be obvious... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Peter S. Bradley
it was an ok book if you want to learn the really story and philosophy of the German's people on what they thought about evolution, Christianity and race. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Malcolm
This book was very useful to me as a writer which focuses on The Holocaust and "scientific racism". However, it is important to note that Weikart, in my opinion, fails to map the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by A.E. Samaan
A valuable discussion of Darwin's observation of physical evolution, brashly extended, as is the current tendency among philosophical perverts, to include, at least, I think, by... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Michael H. Jenkins