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The Resource Genes, categories, and species : the evolutionary and cognitive causes of the species problem, Jody Hey

Genes, categories, and species : the evolutionary and cognitive causes of the species problem, Jody Hey

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Genes, categories, and species : the evolutionary and cognitive causes of the species problem
Title
Genes, categories, and species
Title remainder
the evolutionary and cognitive causes of the species problem
Statement of responsibility
Jody Hey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Genes, Categories and Species, Jody Hey provides an enlightening new solution to one of biology's most ironic and perplexing puzzles. When Darwin showed that life evolves, and that it does so by natural selection, he transformed our understanding of living things. But the very question Darwin addressed-the nature of species-continues to pose an awkward conundrum for biologists. Despite enormous efforts by a great many scholars, biologists still cannot agree on how to identify species or even how to define the word "species." Genes, Categories, and Species is not like other books on the spec
Cataloging source
REDDC
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Hey, Jody
Dewey number
576.8/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QH83
LC item number
.H53 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Species
  • Especies
  • Espèces (Biologie)
  • SCIENCE
  • Especies
  • Espèces (Biologie)
  • Species
  • Species
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Genes, categories, and species : the evolutionary and cognitive causes of the species problem, Jody Hey
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-211)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Part I: The Hidden Question; 1. The Species Problem; 2. The Mode of Ignorance; 3. The Theory of Life; Part I: Conclusions; Part II: Species in Nature and within the Mind; 4. Categories; 5. Typological Thinking about Species; 6. Biological Diversity; 7. Recombination and Biological Species; 8. The Cause of the Species Problem; 9. The Origin of Natural Kinds; Part II: Conclusions; Part III: Living with the Species Problem; 10. Phylogeny; 11. Systematics; 12. Evolutionary Biology; 13. What Are Species? What Are Taxa?; 14. What Is to Be Done?; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280531682
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70742895
Label
Genes, categories, and species : the evolutionary and cognitive causes of the species problem, Jody Hey
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-211)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Part I: The Hidden Question; 1. The Species Problem; 2. The Mode of Ignorance; 3. The Theory of Life; Part I: Conclusions; Part II: Species in Nature and within the Mind; 4. Categories; 5. Typological Thinking about Species; 6. Biological Diversity; 7. Recombination and Biological Species; 8. The Cause of the Species Problem; 9. The Origin of Natural Kinds; Part II: Conclusions; Part III: Living with the Species Problem; 10. Phylogeny; 11. Systematics; 12. Evolutionary Biology; 13. What Are Species? What Are Taxa?; 14. What Is to Be Done?; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 217 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280531682
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70742895

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