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The Units of evolution : essays on the nature of species

Author: Marc Ereshefsky
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Units of Evolution is the first anthology devoted solely to the nature of species, one of the most hotly debated issues in biology and the philosophy of biology.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Ereshefsky
ISBN: 0262550202 9780262550208 0262050447 9780262050449
OCLC Number: 23766300
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xvii, 405 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Species concepts and their application / Ernst Mayr --
The biological species concept : a critical evaluation / Robert Sokal and Theodore Crovello --
Differentiation of populations / Paul Ehrlich and Peter Raven --
Ecological species, multispecies, and oaks / Leigh Van Valen --
The evolutionary species concept reconsidered / Edward Wiley --
Species concepts and speciation analysis / Joel Cracraft --
Species concepts : a case for pluralism / Brent Mishler and Michael Donoghue --
The recognition concept of species / Hugh Paterson --
The meaning of species and speciation : a genetic perspective / Alan Templeton --
The effect of essentialism on taxonomy : two thousand years of stasis / David Hull --
Speaking of species : Darwin's strategy / John Beatty. Evolution, population thinking, and essentialism / Elliott Sober --
A radical solution to the species problem / Michael Ghiselin --
A matter of individuality / David Hull --
Species / Philip Kitcher --
Biological species : natural kinds, individuals, or what? / Michael Ruse --
Species concepts, individuality, and objectivity / Michael Ghiselin --
Species, higher taxa, and the units of evolution / Marc Ereshefsky.
Responsibility: edited by Marc Ereshefsky.

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