Pearson (1919) National Life from the Standpoint of Science

By | November 18, 2021

Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 11: Pearson, Karl. 1919. National Life from the Standpoint of Science. Second edition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). 64 pp.

First published as Karl Pearson. 1901. National Life from the Standpoint of Science; An Address delivered at Newcastle, November 19, 1900, by Karl Pearson (London: A. and C. Black). 62 pp. Second printing under same publisher is 1905. GLNE listing is 1919 reprint by Cambridge University Press and titled ‘second edition’. It includes new preface but same three appendices as the 1905 edition by A. and C. Black: Appendix 1, ‘National Deterioration’, pp. 65–85 (previously published in The Times, 25 August 1905 and 5 September 1905); Appendix II, ‘Recent Work in Heredity. An Abstract of a Lecture delivered in November, 1904’, pp. 85–94; Appendix III, ‘The Bearing of Our Present Knowledge of Heredity upon Conduct’, pp. 95–106.

Eugenics Laboratory Lectures number 11

Pearson, Karl. 1901. National Life from the Standpoint of Science. First edition

Pearson, Karl. 1905. National Life from the Standpoint of Science. First edition, reprint

Pearson, Karl. 1919. National Life from the Standpoint of Science. Second edition