Science & Education

, Volume 22, Issue 2, pp 391–398 | Cite as

John S. Wilkins: Species: A History of the Idea

University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2009, ISBN: 978-0-520-26085-6, 303 pp, price: $29.95
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of AlabamaTuscaloosaUSA

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