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Milestones in Systematics

By: David M Williams and Peter Forey
290 pages, 55 b/w illus, 20 tabs
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Milestones in Systematics
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Covering historical analyses of the evolution of systematics in the last 100 years, this book covers areas such as the development of the phenetic and cladistic methods of phylogenetic analysis and the associated algorithms; the revived influence of palaeontological data; the impact of new molecular data and the relationships between systematics, development and evolution.

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Introduction. Setting Up Milestones: Sneath on Adanson and Mayr on Darwin. Launching the Society of Systematic Zoology in 1947. Explanations in Systematics. What Happens if the Language of Science Happens to Break Down in Systematics? - A Popperian Perspective. Hennig's Phylogenetic Systematics Bought Up-to-date. The Arrested Development of Cladistics. Systematics and Paleontology. Parsimony and Computers. Homology and Homologues, Cladistics and Phenetics: 100 Years of Progress. From

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By: David M Williams and Peter Forey
290 pages, 55 b/w illus, 20 tabs
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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