Are species real?

Curtis Clark jcclark-lists at EARTHLINK.NET
Mon Apr 10 21:18:27 CDT 2006

On 2006-04-10 11:31, Richard Pyle wrote:
> I don't buy the argument that the
> existence of quantifiable character clusters means that species are
> "real" -- for either plants or animals.

If species aren't real, then how can phylogenies be real? And if
phylogenies aren't real, isn't evolution just population genetics?

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