[Taxacom] More on Linnaeus

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Thu Sep 5 00:04:46 CDT 2013

On 2013-09-04 8:39 PM, Stephen Thorpe wrote:
> Maybe L. didn't want to call genus 'family' because of the 
> genealogical connotations?

My understanding is that he was using "genus" in a strict Aristotelian 
sense, but my understanding of that sense is vague enough that I'm sure 
I'd munge it in explanation. This kind of explains it: 

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