Temperature Is What a Thermometer Measures
April 09, 2017, 11:02 AM
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Siberian Fox tweets a passage from Arthur Jensen’s 1980 book Bias in Mental Testing that offered an amusing historic parallel to Stephen Jay Gould’s upcoming 1981 bestseller The Mismeasure of Man.

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17th Century Stephen Jay Gould-type obscurantists scoffed at Galileo inventing the thermometer as reifying the dubious concept of “temperature.”

[Comment at Unz.com]