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Sumner, William Graham

Born: 1840 AD
Died: 1910 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Economists, Educators

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US economist and sociologist

 

advocate of Social Darwinism

 

wrote "Folkways" 1907 (attributing cultural mores to biological drives, as irrational obstacles to societal progress), 4-volume collected notes "The Science of Society" 1927-1928


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