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Darwin and Inequality (2021)


Charles Darwin during his travels on the Beagle noted the wretched primitive state of natives from Tierra del Fuego. He attributed it to their being egalitarians and to the lack of a leader among them. The Gini Index of inequality suggests strong inequality today in the richest, more developed countries. The paper discusses whether equality and civilization are really incompatible.

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Authors & Contributors
Evans, Samantha
Adams, James Eli
Scarpelli, Giacomo
Weikart, Richard
Lewis, Earl
Heffer, Jean
Victorian Studies
Bollettino Filosofico (Dipartimento di Filosofia dell'Università della Calabria)
European Legacy
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Journal of the History of Collections
Palgrave Macmillan
The MIT Press
University of Wisconsin at Madison
University of Massachusetts
University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Cambridge University
Social relations; social groups
Social sciences
Human evolution
Darwin, Charles Robert
Tennyson, Alfred, Lord
Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
Huxley, Thomas Henry
Wallace, Alfred Russel
Darwin, family
Great Britain
British Isles
United States
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
Università di Pavia

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