The Development of Biological Systematics: Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu, Nature, and the Natural System

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Columbia University Press, Aug 13, 2013 - Science - 616 pages
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A reevaluation of the history of biological systematics that discusses the formative years of the so-called natural system of classification in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Lamarck on Continuity and Classifications
14
The Natural Method ofAntoineLaurent de Jussieu
23
Breaking with Continuity?
63
Growing Confusion
92
Types Groups and Relationships
133
Continuity and Classification
152
On Understanding Nature
183
Revolution and Change?
233
Epilogue
263
Translations ofJussieus Early Works
271
Candolle Jussieu and the Theorie elementaire
389
No to
399
Bibliography
523
Subject and Author Index
587
Organism Index
607

Natural History and the Status of Systematics
199
Stability of Classifications and Its Causes
219

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Robert Eaglestone teaches at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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