Biology and Philosophy 19 (3):425-442 (2004)

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Many contemporary race scholars reject the biological reality of race.Elsewhere I have argued that they have been too quick to do so. Part ofthe reason is that they have overlooked the possibility that races canbe defined cladistically. Since the publication of the cladistic raceconcept, a number of questions and objections have been raised. My aimin this paper is to address these objections.
Keywords Cladism  Classification  Natural kinds  Race  Realism  Social construction  Subspecies  Systematics
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DOI 10.1023/B:BIPH.0000036110.07449.8d
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