Names or No? Linnaeus or No?

Hugh D. Wilson wilson at BIO.TAMU.EDU
Fri Jul 19 16:33:16 CDT 1996

Tom's lament:

..Though its beyond the scope of this group, perhaps the REAL issue here
is the preponderance of ridiculous educational fads, fancies, and
bandwagons, and the crippling effect they can have on the education of

combines with Peter's earlier note concerning the possible impact
molecular cladism on hierarchial nomenclature to point out that
systematic biology covers a lot of cultural ground which includes
different operational realities.  Perspectives seem to vary as a
function where one spends most of their time - classroom, field, lab.

Hugh D. Wilson
Texas A&M University - Biology
h-wilson at (409-845-3354)

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