Re: Future of Species paper

Harvey Newstrom (
Sat, 16 Jan 1999 15:06:09 -0500

Thom Quinn wrote:
> Actually, there are several specialized philosophy journals, such as The
> Philosophy of Biology, that have had quite a number of "species papers" for
> the past 25 years. The big issue has been if species can be considered a
> "class" or an "individual" concept.
> Science has a metaphysics too! Philosophers and Scientists need to keep each
> other in check sometimes.
> Thom Quinn

I know, that's why I said:
> Unless the philosophy journals you are considering are specifically
> intended to address the philosophy of biological nomenclature

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