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Aristotle's ladder, Darwin's tree : the evolution of visual metaphors for biological order

Author: J David Archibald
Publisher: West Sussex, England : Columbia University Press, 2014. ©2014
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Archibald, J. David.
Aristotle's ladder, Darwin's tree : the evolution of visual metaphors for biological order.
West Sussex, England : Columbia University Press, ©2014
xii, 242 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J David Archibald
ISBN: 9780231537667 0231537662
OCLC Number: 891381107
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations
Contents: PrefaceAcknowledgments1. Blaming Aristotle2. The Roots of the Tree of Life3. Competing Visual Metaphors4. Deciphering Darwin's Trees5. The Gilded Age of Evolutionary Trees6. The Waning and Waxing of Darwinian Trees7. Three Revolutions in Tree Building8. The Paragon of AnimalsReferencesIndex
Responsibility: J. David Archibald.
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J. David Archibald is one of the leading paleomammalogists in the world, and one of the foremost experts on the biotic changes across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. In this book, he shows a deep Read more...

 
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