Book review of: Marc Ereshefsky. The Poverty of the Linnaean Hierarchy: A Philosophical Study of Biological Taxonomy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

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Title:
Book review of: Marc Ereshefsky. The Poverty of the Linnaean Hierarchy: A Philosophical Study of Biological Taxonomy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Author:
Hjørland, Birger
Editors:
259, 255
Citation:
Book review of: Marc Ereshefsky. The Poverty of the Linnaean Hierarchy: A Philosophical Study of Biological Taxonomy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 2008-11, 35(4) Knowledge Organization
Journal:
Knowledge Organization
Issue Date:
Nov-2008
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/106326
Submitted date:
2008-11-26
Abstract:
A book review of a book criticizing the famous classification system developed by the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus (1707â 1778), which has been used and adapted by biologists over a period of almost 250 years. The review considers theoretical issues in classification and the importance of the book for the field of Knowledge Organization.
Type:
Journal Article (Paginated)
Language:
en
Keywords:
Knowledge Organization
Local subject classification:
classification; taxonomy; biology; botany; Linnaean Hierarchy

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dc.contributor.authorHjørland, Birgeren_US
dc.contributor.editor259, 255en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-11-26T00:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:44:32Z-
dc.date.issued2008-11en_US
dc.date.submitted2008-11-26en_US
dc.identifier.citationBook review of: Marc Ereshefsky. The Poverty of the Linnaean Hierarchy: A Philosophical Study of Biological Taxonomy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. 2008-11, 35(4) Knowledge Organizationen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/106326-
dc.description.abstractA book review of a book criticizing the famous classification system developed by the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus (1707â 1778), which has been used and adapted by biologists over a period of almost 250 years. The review considers theoretical issues in classification and the importance of the book for the field of Knowledge Organization.en_US
dc.format.mimetypedocen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectKnowledge Organizationen_US
dc.subject.otherclassificationen_US
dc.subject.othertaxonomyen_US
dc.subject.otherbiologyen_US
dc.subject.otherbotanyen_US
dc.subject.otherLinnaean Hierarchyen_US
dc.titleBook review of: Marc Ereshefsky. The Poverty of the Linnaean Hierarchy: A Philosophical Study of Biological Taxonomy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.en_US
dc.typeJournal Article (Paginated)en_US
dc.identifier.journalKnowledge Organizationen_US
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