Ronald Fisher

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Ronald Aylmer Fisher. (1890 - 1962). British statistician and geneticist. Fisher held strong views on race and was a prominent supporter of eugenics. Notably, he was a dissenting voice in the 1950 UNESCO statement The Race Question, insisting on racial differences.

Key Ideas

  • Statistics. ANOVA.
  • Genetics and Natural Selection, including the "Fisher Principle".
  • Eugenics. Yikes!

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