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Fifty shades of cladism

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Author(s):
Brower, Andrew V. Z.
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: BIOLOGY & PHILOSOPHY; v. 33, n. 1-2 APR 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

Quinn (Biol Philos 32: 581-598, 2017) offered seven definitions of ``cladist{''} and discussed the context in which they are used in relation to historical and current debates in systematics. As a member of her study taxon, I offer some contextual color commentary, clarifications on the views of ``pattern cladists{''} regarding monophyly, ancestors, synapomorphy and other concepts, a definition of ``syncretist{''}, and some thoughts on cladistics and philosophy in the twenty first century. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/50260-6 - Structure and evolution of the Amazonian biota and its environment: an integrative approach
Grantee:Lúcia Garcez Lohmann
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants