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Why Mises Opposed Both Eugenics and Social Darwinism

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06/25/2020Joseph T. Salerno

Mises points out that eugenicists’ aim to improve the “quality” of the human race is an incoherent and meaningless goal: there exists no clear and objective standard by which the quality of human beings can be measured.

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Original Article: "Why Mises Opposed Both Eugenics and Social Darwinism".

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Joseph Salerno is academic vice president of the Mises Institute, professor emeritus of economics at Pace University, and editor of the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics.

 
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