Gave a talk “The Good Species” yesterday (26 April 2022) to the HPS crowd at UniMelb. The discussion went a way I didn’t expect: classification…Comments closed
Category: Species concept
The topic of my doctorate and books.
John Ray on species fixity and race
For since in nature the number of species is fixed and determined, since ‘God on the sixth day rested from all his labour’, that is,…9 Comments
Do we need, and can we get, a single authoritative list of species?
In a recent paper, Garnett et al.  have set up what they refer to as the principles for creating a single authoritative list of all…4 Comments
My species book receives a Choice award
I am delighted to tell you that my book Species: The Evolution of the Idea has received a 2019 Choice Reviews Outstanding Academic Title Award!…4 Comments
This has been submitted as an entry in the Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, and it is offered here for your delectation and delight… Title…Comments closed
In defence of taxonomists [plus ça change]
I sympathize with the physiologist or ecologist, who after he has written a luminous paper on a Cratoegus or Viola, or Rosa, or Opuntia, endeavors…Comments closed
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