, Volume 25, Issue 3, pp 421–424 | Cite as

Drawing the tree of life

J. David Archibald: Aristotle’s ladder, Darwin’s tree: The evolution of visual metaphors for biological order. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014, 256 pp, US$65.00/£45.00 HB
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia

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