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New Directions in the Philosophy of Science

Are Species Real?

An Essay on the Metaphysics of Species

Authors: Slater, Matthew H.

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What are species? Are they objective features of the world? If so, what sort of features are they? Slater presents a novel approach to these questions, aiming to accommodating the attractions to both realism and antirealism about species.

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Matthew Slater is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Bucknell University, USA, having received his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has co-edited such volumes as Carving Nature at its Joints, The Environment, and Reference and Referring and writes on issues in the philosophy of science and metaphysics.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Are Species Real?
Book Subtitle
An Essay on the Metaphysics of Species
Authors
Series Title
New Directions in the Philosophy of Science
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-39323-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230393233
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-39324-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 214
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