Beyond Cladistics: The Branching of a Paradigm

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D. M. Williams, Sandra Knapp
University of California Press, 2010 - Science - 333 pages
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"This multifarious volume does a splendid job of reflecting the breadth and depth of fundamental questions about the methods of systematics and biogeography, from the practical applications of conservation biology to issues of wide interest to evolutionary biologists."--Dr. Norman I. Platnick, American Museum of Natural History
"A fun and informative volume that everyone interested in the subject will enjoy. This book is full of important discussions on Botany, Cladistics, and Biogeography."--Vicki Funk, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
"The Branching Of A Paradigm is the intriguing theme of this volume on the myriad of ways cladistics has impacted modern biology. Surprises from floristics to recent thoughts on epistemology await the reader."--Dennis Stevenson, New York Botanical Garden
  

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Contents

The Branching of a Paradigm PART TWO BOTANY
89
The Branching of a Paradigm PART THREE CLADISTICS
145
The Branching of a Paradigm PART FOUR BIOGEOGRAPHY
241
The Branching of a Paradigm Index
319
The Branching of a Paradigm About the Editors
331
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David M. Williams and Sandra Knapp are both in the Botany Department at the Natural History Museum of London.

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