Scientific enquiry and natural kinds: from planets to mallards

New York, NY: Palgrave-Macmillan (2012)
  Copy   BIBTEX


Some scientific categories seem to correspond to genuine features of the world and are indispensable for successful science in some domain; in short, they are natural kinds. This book gives a general account of what it is to be a natural kind and puts the account to work illuminating numerous specific examples.

Author's Profile

P. D. Magnus
State University of New York, Albany


Added to PP

1,312 (#6,275)

6 months
122 (#14,628)

Historical graph of downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.
How can I increase my downloads?