Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Species: groups of individuals based on common characteristics. See also biological species, natural kinds.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
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Dennett I 48
Species/Darwin: actually arbitrary! Applied to a number of individuals for convenience!
Dennett I, 390ff
Speciation/Darwin: Competition between closely related forms Driving force for speciation. So the presence and not the absence of two groups is therefore important. (Not "empty space in the design room").

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Den I
D. Dennett
Darwins gefährliches Erbe Hamburg 1997

Den II
D. Dennett
Spielarten des Geistes Gütersloh 1999


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-24