Biological Theory

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 187–190 | Cite as

Bridging Disciplines? An Inquiry on the Future of Natural Kinds in Philosophy and the Life Sciences

Natural Kinds in Philosophy and in the Life Sciences: Scholastic Twilight or New Dawn? Granada, Spain, 7–9 September 2011
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Egenis, University of ExeterExeterUK
  2. 2.Department of Logic and Philosophy of ScienceIAS Centre for Life, Mind & Society, University of the Basque CountryDonostia-San SebastiánSpain

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