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Genes, Categories and Species: The Evolutionary and Cognitive Cause of the Species Problem

By: Jody Hey

217 pages, Figs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Aug 2001 | #124031 | ISBN: 0195144775
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Examination of the `species problem', the continuing disagreement among biologists about how best to identify species and what constitutes useful and genuine biological divisions of groups and organisms. The text develops a theory of evolutionary groups, and revisits the major issues of modern phylogeny, systematics, and evolutionary biology through this framework.
'...important and refreshing view of the species debate' Heredity

... his casual style and thought-provoking examples are convincing, in a very basic way. Science

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