People should be grouped with chimpanzees because we

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People should be grouped with chimpanzees because we share a common origin.
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1/10/11 Classification of Organisms before Darwin Without a notion of common ancestry, all sorts of things can be used to classify organisms. Often classification, as in herbals, was based on usefulness to humans.
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1/10/11 Classification of Organisms before Darwin Some classification systems from the pre- modern period look quite crazy. Others were quite interesting and somewhat acceptable even to modern people: Aristotle’s
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1/10/11 The Centuries Before Linnaeus In the ancient world, philosophers like the Greek philosopher Aristotle made real advances in classification through close observation of the natural world. In the medieval period,
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1/10/11 Species Aristotle investigated the notion of what it means to be something, that is, the notion of definition. Take a person, say Bill. Is there an answer to the question, “What is Bill’s form?” An obvious answer is that Bill is human; that’s his form.
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1/10/11 Genus It is possible to put species into larger groups that unite species with a common features.
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