What is empirical about Atran's taxonomies?

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (4):587-588 (1998)

Abstract
Atran reifies Fodor's metaphor of modularity to create a truth-producing apparatus to generate a priori taxonomies or natural kinds that lock a tautology in place.
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