lonely Dan Janzen

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Fri Mar 26 07:53:21 CST 2004


At 07:38 AM 3/26/04, Richard Jensen wrote:

>As has been emphasized by a number of participants in these discussions,
>we have to ask what it is we want the classification to do

What I want a classification to do is MAKE SENSE.

In many cases, overtly cladistic classifications fail miserably, largely
due to their knee-jerk rejection of paraphyly.  ("What do you mean, there's
no such group as 'fish'?")




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