Argues against the Linnaean system, recommending a system more in line with evolutionary theory.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)
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Table of Contents
Preface; Introduction; Part I. The Historical Turn: 1. The philosophy of classification; 2. A primer of biological taxonomy; 3. History and classification; Part II. The Multiplicity of Nature: 4. Species pluralism; 5. How to be a discerning pluralist; Part III. Hierarchies and Nomenclature: 6. The evolution of the Linnaean hierarchy; 7. Post-Linnaean taxonomy; 8. The future of biological nomenclature; Notes; References; Index.
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