Biological Metaphor and Cladistic Classification

Biological Metaphor and Cladistic Classification
An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Edited by Henry M. Hoenigswald and Linda F. Wiener

1987 | 294 pages | Cloth $79.95
Biology/Natural History
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Table of Contents

Preface

PART ONE: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES
1. Biological Analogy in the Study of Languages Before the Advent of Comparative Grammar
—W. Keith Percival
2. The Life and Growth of Language: Metaphors in Biology and Linguistics
—Rulon S. Wells
3. "Organic" and "Organism" in Franz Bopp
—Anna Morpurgo Davies
4. On Schleicher and Trees
—Konrad Koerner
5. A Legal Point
—Boyd H. Davis
6. Haeckel's Variations on Darwin
—Jane M. Oppenheimer

PART TWO: METHODOLOGY
7. Cladistic and Paleobotanical Approaches to Plant Phylogeny
—Peter R. Crane and Christopher R. Hill
8. Pattern and Process: Phylogenetic Reconstruction in Botany
—Peter F. Stevens