Outline - NatHist (11-3-03)

Outline - NatHist (11-3-03) - 1 2 The Chain of Being...

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1 1 The Chain of Being 2 Natural History Zoology Botany Mineralogy Geology 3 The New World Proliferation of novel forms of life Herbals Conrad Gesner’s (1515-1565) Historiae Animalium 4 5 6 7 8 9 The Importance of Language “Taxonomy” - the construction of categories and classes for organizing knowledge 10 John Ray (1628-1705) Attempt at a “Natural” system of classification Wisdom of God Manifested in the Works of the Creation (1691) 11 Linnaeus (1701-1778) Swedish Superb naturalist 12 Binomial Classification Using “two names” [genus,species] “artificial” Morphological (derived from form ) 13 Binomial examples 14 Systemae Naturae 15 The Problem of Species The Great Chain of Being
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2 Extinction (gaps in the chain) 16 Georges LeClerk, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788) Natural history as: “ complete description and exact history of each particular thing”
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