Schlagwort-Archive: F. Zachos

Frank Zachos
Species Concepts in Biology. Historical Development, Theoretical Foundations and Practical Relevance
XII, 220 S., 15,5 x 23,5 cm, Hardcover, 4 sw-Abbildungen, 1 Farbabbildung
Springer International Publishing, 2016
ISBN     978-3-319-44966-1 (eBook)
ISBN     978-3-319-44964-7 (Hardcover)
107,09 Euro (eBook)
144,44 Euro (Hardcover)
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Frank E. Zachos offers a comprehensive review of one of today’s most important and contentious issues in biology: the species problem. After setting the stage with key background information on the topic, the book provides a brief history of species concepts from antiquity to the Modern Synthesis, followed by a discussion of the ontological status of species with a focus on the individuality thesis and potential means of reconciling it with other philosophical approaches. ‘Species Concepts in Biology’ von F. Zachos weiterlesen