Humans and Other Animals
John Dupre explores the ways in which we categorize animals, including humans, and comes to refreshingly radical conclusions. It is a mistake to think that each organism has an essence that determines its necessary place in a unique hierarchy. We should reject the misguided concepts of a universal human nature and normality in human behavior. He shows that we must take a pluralistic view of biology and the human sciences.
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Natural Kinds and Biological Taxa
Are Whales Fish?
On the Impossibility of a Monistic Account
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