[Taxacom] Patterns of homoplasy

Curtis Clark jcclark-lists at earthlink.net
Tue Aug 19 15:35:40 CDT 2008

On 2008-08-19 06:46, Peter Stevens wrote:
> Of course, there are several  
> papers on "tendencies" from back in the 1980s and early 90s, but this  
> line of thought didn't get very far then.

It never occurred to me before now, but orthogenesis was in some senses 
an attempt to explain homoplasy (although its practitioners would not 
have used that term).

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