Module 3

This is a modern version of an old belief in the ability to detect “character” from a person’s physical features (see, e.g., phrenology). It’s not an idle concern. There are subtle, and not so subtle, strains of racism.

  1. what is the logic behind this approach, and what is the biggest logical fallacy?
  2. why do people continue to believe that personality, attitudes, or character are revealed in a person’s physical features?
The document and only source that is to be referenced and used is attached as a pdf.