Re: What Are the Race Deniers Denying?

1 Dec 1996 23:43:09 GMT

In article <>,
Phil Nicholls <> wrote:
>"Race deniers" deny that "race" is in any way a biologically
>meaningful concept. All current racial classifications are what
>anthropologists call "folk taxonomies."
>Race deniers do not deny that human variation exists. They simply
>deny that 18th century typology is the best way to study that
>variation in a way that is scientifically meaningful.
>Now that the question is answered, we can disengage this thread from

Not until the initial question is answered. Specifically, what is a
"biologically meaningful concept"?