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Re: Species concepts: a newspaper essay
Does anybody have ever defined formally "mophological species"?
Rosen's 1979 definition of species is of a monophyletic (aka
phylogenetic taxon) species or a diagnosable (aka autapomorphic)
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 11:25 AM, John Wilkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> They have but to ask and I can expand upon it :-)
> On 21/10/2010, at 11:16 PM, Mike Taylor wrote:
>> Sadly, this was not published in the actual newspaper -- just in one
>> of the blogs associated with it. Shame: the Guardian's science
>> coverage is pretty good, but not THAT good.
>> On 21 October 2010 14:10, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
>>> Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 301-405-4084
>>> Office: Centreville 1216
>>> Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
>>> Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
>>> Fax: 301-314-9661
>>> Faculty Director, Science & Global Change Program, College Park Scholars
>>> Fax: 301-314-9843
>>> Mailing Address: Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
>>> Department of Geology
>>> Building 237, Room 1117
>>> University of Maryland
>>> College Park, MD 20742 USA
> John Wilkins, Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Bond Uni
> Associate, Philosophy, University of Sydney
> "Correlation doesn't imply causation, but it does waggle its eyebrows
> suggestively and gesture furtively while mouthing 'look over there'."