Salter Frank - On genetic interests

Author : Salter Frank
Title : On genetic interests Family, ethnicity, and humanity in an age af mass migration
Year : 2003

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Introduction to the Transaction Edition. This new printing of On Genetic Interests comes three years after the first. The reviews and comments received in that period have made some useful points but have not challenged the core argument. One criticism is that the book commits the naturalistic fallacy, that it derives values from facts alone. The naturalistic fallacy is an error in logic made when propositions about values are purportedly deduced from propositions about facts alone. A common fonn of the error is to go from a description of nature, such as 'humans evolved to survive and reproduce', to an assertion of value, such as 'humans ought to survive and reproduce.' I was well aware of the fallacy when writing the book, and took care to avoid it (see pp. 83, 285-6). However, preconceptions sometimes infiltrate arguments. Perhaps my personal values snuck into the conclusions disguised as deduction. The question is whether the book overall, or at any strategic point, makes an argument that generates values from facts alone. I do not believe it does. ...

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