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It is seemingly difficult to devise an objective method for assessing human accomplishment, but Charles Murray meets the challenge. Read morePublished 4 days ago by sciencedude
A subversive book which purports to rank the top 20 men and women (mostly men) in the arts and sciences on the basis of historiometry. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Peter Jakobsen
You can think of Charles Murray's Human Accomplishment as the winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in the Arts and Sciences, as determined by experts in the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Billie Pritchett
More proof that 'multi-culturalism' is a fool's errand. Not all cultures are of equal value. Want proof: "When the vast majorities of peoples of the world are given the freedom... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Bobby33x
Charles Murray has accomplished something very impressive with this book: He gives the reader a summary, not of Western Civilization, but of Human Civilization, in a book short... Read morePublished on July 19, 2014 by Leo Felix
A blurb on the dust jacket suggests that <Human Accomplishment> is a book for the general reader. Not so. Read morePublished on July 11, 2014 by Ronald E. Parsons