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-What is eugenics? Describe the difference between positive and negative eugenics. And describe in detail the specific problems that undermine the eugenicist program. (You needn’t discuss the â€˜history’ of the movement; rather discuss the â€˜scientific’ and philosophic ideas and assumptions, how they were applied and how these applications embody the specific problems you identify.)
The purpose of this assignment is simply to present a (more) detailed elaboration of an authorâ€™s view; or to explain critical competing views. If you wish you can add explicit commentary, but this is not required.