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The Resource Species : a history of the idea, John S. Wilkins

Species : a history of the idea, John S. Wilkins

Label
Species : a history of the idea
Title
Species
Title remainder
a history of the idea
Statement of responsibility
John S. Wilkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The complex idea of "species" has evolved over time, yet its meaning is far from resolved. This comprehensive work takes a fresh look at an idea central to the field of biology by tracing its history from antiquity to today. John S. Wilkins explores the essentialist view, a staple of logic from Plato and Aristotle through the Middle Ages to fairly recent times, and considers the idea of species in natural history-a concept often connected to reproduction. Tracing "generative conceptions" of species back through Darwin to Epicurus, Wilkins provides a new perspective on the relationship between
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkins, John S.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Species and systematics
Series volume
v. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Species
  • Species
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Species
  • Species
Label
Species : a history of the idea, John S. Wilkins
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Prologue -- The classical era: science by division -- The medieval bridge -- Species and the birth of modern science -- The early nineteenth century: a period of change -- Darwin and the Darwinians -- The species problem arises -- The synthesis and species -- Modern debates -- Reproductive isolation concepts -- Evolutionary species concepts -- Phylogenetic species concepts -- Other species concepts -- Historical summary and conclusions
Control code
ocn592756172
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945074
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 236003
  • 22573/cttt29cm
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)592756172
Label
Species : a history of the idea, John S. Wilkins
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Prologue -- The classical era: science by division -- The medieval bridge -- Species and the birth of modern science -- The early nineteenth century: a period of change -- Darwin and the Darwinians -- The species problem arises -- The synthesis and species -- Modern debates -- Reproductive isolation concepts -- Evolutionary species concepts -- Phylogenetic species concepts -- Other species concepts -- Historical summary and conclusions
Control code
ocn592756172
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520945074
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 236003
  • 22573/cttt29cm
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)592756172

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