[Taxacom] Binomial Nomenclature - was: "cataloguing hypotheses & not real things"

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Thu Sep 5 13:17:43 CDT 2013

On 2013-09-05 10:38 AM, Richard Pyle wrote:
> In short, there certainly are folks who wallow in the notion of "species are
> objective entities in nature, independent of human perception"; but the
> people who compile global catalogs of species with assertions about
> classifications and synonymies are generally not among them.

Ooh! Ad hominem arguments! (Unless "wallow" is shorthand for something.)

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