[Taxacom] serious questions about taxonomy and ontogeny

Stephen Thorpe stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz
Mon Sep 13 23:05:32 CDT 2010


>I became an entomologist instead of an architect
Is there a difference?? Isn't taxonomy just building stuff??? :)



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From: Neal Evenhuis <neale at bishopmuseum.org>
To: Curtis Clark <lists at curtisclark.org>
Cc: "taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Sent: Tue, 14 September, 2010 3:56:03 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] serious questions about taxonomy and ontogeny

At 5:21 PM -1000 9/13/10, Curtis Clark wrote:
>  On 9/13/2010 2:19 PM, Stephen Thorpe wrote:
>>  perhaps the answer to the problem is for universities to have Taxonomy
>>  Departments in their Arts Faculties! :)
>>
>>
>Our Art Department is in the College of Environmental Design, so that
>would somewhat close the loop.

... and as a former student of the then "School" of Environmental 
Design at Cal Poly Pomona, I can vouch that our curriculum was heavy 
on biological science courses ... and lo and behold, I became an 
entomologist instead of an architect ....

-Neal

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