Biological Metaphor and Cladistic Classification: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Biological Metaphor and Cladistic Classification: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812280142
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/1987
Edition description: Reprint 2016
Pages: 294
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 1440L (what's this?)

About the Author

Henry M. Hoenigswald was Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. Linda F. Weiner is on the faculty of St. Johns College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART ONE: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES
1. Biological Analogy in the Study of Languages Before the Advent of Comparative Grammar
—W. Keith Percival
2. The Life and Growth of Language: Metaphors in Biology and Linguistics
—Rulon S. Wells
3. "Organic" and "Organism" in Franz Bopp
—Anna Morpurgo Davies
4. On Schleicher and Trees
—Konrad Koerner
5. A Legal Point
—Boyd H. Davis
6. Haeckel's Variations on Darwin
—Jane M. Oppenheimer

PART TWO: METHODOLOGY
7. Cladistic and Paleobotanical Approaches to Plant Phylogeny
—Peter R. Crane and Christopher R. Hill
8. Pattern and Process: Phylogenetic Reconstruction in Botany
—Peter F. Stevens

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