Recent Work on Natural Kinds
Wilkerson (T.E.)
Source: Philosophical Books; Oct1998, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p225, 9p
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  1. Focuses on several accounts of the concept of natural kinds1.
  2. Aristotle's account of 'being, essence and substance';
  3. Examples of natural kinds2 such as elements and compounds;
  4. Neo-Aristotelian account that entails reductionism and a commitment to the unity of science.

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