Carving nature at its joints: natural kinds in metaphysics and science

Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press (2011)
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Are there natural kinds of things around which our theories cut? The essays in this volume offer reflections by a distinguished group of philosophers on a series of intertwined issues in the metaphysics and epistemology of classification.

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Matthew Slater
Bucknell University
Michael O'Rourke
Michigan State University
Joe Campbell
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