Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press (2011)

Matthew Slater
Bucknell University
Michael O'Rourke
Michigan State University
Joe Campbell
Washington State University
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.
Keywords Naturalism  Science Philosophy  Philosophy of nature  Metaphysics
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Call number Q175.32.N38.C37 2011
ISBN(s) 9780262516266   0262015935   9780262015936   0262516268
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