J. Philippe Rushton
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J, Philippe Rushton (1943–2012) was a psychologist and pioneer of hereditarian racialist pseudoscience. He was a professor at the University of Western Ontario from 1977 until he died in 2012. His specific specialty was "differential K theory", a misapplication of the grossly outdated and oversimplified R/K selection theory, which argued that "Negroids" were more r-selected, while "Mongoloids" were more k-selected, with "Caucasoids" in between. He frequently collaborated with Arthur Jensen and the two of them often praised each other's work.
Even fellow hereditarian, and editor-in-chief of Mankind Quarterly, Edward Dutton, to his chagrin, has come to the conclusion that "he [Rushton] was a liar, he was a fraud, and he was a thug", and all of his research work must be considered suspect.
Rushton's research papers have been criticised for confirmation bias, overinterpreting minor trends in data and citing inappropriate sources e.g. "non-scientific sources of evidence, such as semi-pornographic literature (e.g., Penthouse or anonymous notes by "the French Army Surgeon" from 1898)".
- J. Philippe Rushton, Southern Poverty Law Center
- Race, genetics, and human reproductive strategies, J.P. Rushton, Genetic, Social, and General Psychology Monographs, 1996, Feb;122(1):21-53
- A review article co-authored by Rushton & Jensen on "race differences in cognitive ability"
- Rushton kissing Jensen's ass in 1998
- Jensen returning the favor in 2012
- J. Philippe Rushton: 'He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy!', Edward Dutton, The Jolly Heretic, 2019
- Edward Dutton. J. Philippe Rushton: A Life History Perspective. 978-1983273704