Harvard’s Richard Lewontin mangles population genetics review

November 21, 2012
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Discover‘s blogger Razib Khan’s dissects famed and flawed Harvard evolutionary biologist Richard Lewontin’s odd take down in the New York Review of Books of two recent books on “Jewish genetics”. Lewontin is controversially known for his uber-leftist ideology and increasingly dated views of population genetics. According to Razib, these tendencies are in sharp relief in his limp review of two pretty good and measured books.

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