Origin, development and consequences in the nineteenth century collaborator An introductory note: who started this topic, confusing social Darwinism with the naturalistic fallacy denounced by Hume. Then I worked to show what really is social Darwinism and its scientific concepts, since as I explain below, these concepts have been accepted by the same director of the University of Cambridge, away from the pseudo-science and racism: Formally , the main proponent of the theory of social Darwinism was Herbert Spencer, Darwin’s contemporary and very popular in his day. Spencer played by natural selection in terms of “Survival of the fittest” and transferred him to the field of sociology. Social Darwinism suggests that innate or inherited characteristics have a much greater influence than education or acquired characteristics.Darwin himself seemed to think that the social instincts and moral sentiments have evolved through natural selection but never explain how the evolutionary pressure on different individuals could affect the collective society. Social Darwinism was popular from the late nineteenth century. However, it was not until the decade of the 70 that acquires a scientific depth with the thesis of and Richard Dawkins. Soon, Daniel Dennett. Proponents of Social Darwinism used this theory to explain different social patterns prevailing during this period of time. It is often confused with the Nazi justifications that have been made about the superiority of races, which is the naturalistic fallacy that is evident to David Hume.It should therefore know that Social Darwinism is a purely scientific perspective where the algorithms use natural selection to understand how certain cultural systems triumph over the others as est n better adapted to survive. We have for example the case of memes, as proposed by scientist Richard Dawkins in his famous book The Selfish Gene, which are cultural belief systems that have Characteristics that have mutated to survive to become predominant over other religions ie, they are like “virus” in the words of the philosopher Daniel Dennett, who compete for survival and, ultimately, the best adapted for survival gain.Note that m s universities in the world, including the University of Cambridge, recognized in 2009 (on the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth) that biological evolution is a scientific fact and that natural selection algorithms are manifested in all fields of human interest where the conditions are competitive. The Darwinian perspective on the social issue is so profound scientific.

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