Re: The Bell Curve (was: Suppression of Sociobiology)

13 Dec 1996 14:37:41 GMT

trevor rigler ( wrote:
: : Speaking of _The Bell Curve_... :) I'm currently reading it, and I'm
: : wondering if anyone knows of any good critiques that they could recommend.

: Try _The Mismeasure of Man_ by Stephen Jay Gould.

The Mismeasure of Man predates The Bell Curve. However, it is nonetheless
relevant, if you wish to evaluate the Bell Curve. It doesn't deal with
such issues as the selection of evidence, and the use of discredited
sources, but it does talk about issues in the measurement of intelligence.

David Wasserman (
Curmudgeon-At-Large (
"The older I get, the more value I place on experience."