Blumenbach


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Blu·men·bach

(blū'mĕn-bahk),
Johann F., German physiologist, 1752-1840. See: Blumenbach clivus.
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Stuttgart: Cotta, 1845-58), 1:65; Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Clber den Bildungstrieb und das Zeugungsgeschafte (Stuttgart: Fischer, 1971); Carl Gustav Carus, Lebenserinnerungen und Denkwiirdigkeiten, 4 vols.
BLUMENBACH, Johann Friedrich, 1797 [1779], Handbuch der Naturgeschichte, 5th ed.
From Wurzburg, Tredern went to Gottingen in the summer of 1807 and asked Johann Friedrich Blumenbach to support his thesis project (see Introduction above).
Nancy Stepan notes this position of Blumenbach in STEPAN, supra note 8, at 9.
The theory that all the peoples m of Europe belonged to one white race which originated in the [TM] Caucasus (hence the term Caucasian) was first postulated at the I turn of the 19th century by a German professor of ethnology, I Johann Blumenbach.
When Johann Blumenbach continued this division of humans into four groups, he changed the terminology a bit, and this terminology is enduring.
Again, Emden suggests intriguing links to Nietzsche's predecessors and contemporaries: he argues that Nietzsche's genealogy presupposes a theory of organic memory such as Hering's hypothesis of engrams, which Nietzsche knew about; and he shows (as others, especially Moore, have done) how much Nietzsche builds on pre-Darwinian theories of organic evolution such as those put forward around 1800 by Lamarck and Blumenbach.
While having a major long-term impact on thinking about human classification systems, Malik (2008:81) suggests that the Linnaean system, when initially developed, was not without its critics, especially the Comte de Buffon and Johann Friedrich Blumenbach.
Rabson Wuriga explores European voices (Linneaus, Blumenbach, Hegel) that influenced attitudes and policies on race and anti-Semitism during the 18th-20th centuries.
11) Johann F Blumenbach, 'On the natural variety of mankind', in Robert Bernasconi and Tommy L Lott (eds), The Idea of Race, Hackett, Indianapolis, 2000, 27-37.
From Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, King George's court physician who subdivided humanity into five unequal categories during the Declaration of Independence era, to early twentieth-century birth control advocate Margaret Sanger's view of birth control as a means to curb the procreation of "socially degenerate" populations "unfit" for democracy, to the 2005 president of Harvard University's claim that "issues of intrinsic aptitude" explain the under representation of women in the sciences and mathematics, Typecasting leaves no stone unturned from ancient taxonomies of human difference to modern-day battlegrounds of ideas.
Blumenbach, the nineteenth-century founder of anthropology, first observed, we are 'the most perfect of all domesticated species.