Robert A Wilson
Professor of Philosophy, La Trobe University

Robert A Wilson is professor of philosophy at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, and the founder of the network Philosophical Engagement in Public Life (PEiPL.net). His latest book is The Eugenic Mind Project (2018).

Written by Robert A Wilson

The Provincial Training School in Red Deer, Alberta, opened in October 1923 and was designated to be a residential institution for the training of people deemed ‘mentally defective’. Photo courtesy eugencisarchove.ca

Essay/
Bioethics
Eugenics never went away

Thought eugenics died with the Nazis? Think again: the eugenic programme of sterilising the ‘unfit’ continues even today

Robert A Wilson