Galapagos Iuridae scorpion outlier

John R. Grehan jrg13 at PSU.EDU
Fri Apr 19 11:57:17 CDT 2002


At 09:05 AM 4/19/02 -0600, you wrote:
>Read's query is a very valid request for explanation. The insistence that
>patterns of distributions of organisms can only be discussed within the
>context of specific methodological principles of panbiogeography suggests
>to me that panbiogeography is a trivial or meaningless method.

This needs to be explained as I do not understand the logic presented here.

>I see the
>instance cited below as an example of an hypothesis that has failed a test
>and needs to be re-evaluated - not from the methodological side, but from
>the data side. Better adherance to the scientific method is called for.
>
>T. Yancey

These are just a series of assertions. I will be happy to comment on specific
principles of track construction in relation to this example and
demonstration of
how it 'failed a test' etc.

John




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