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Single Idea 17380

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / B. Natural Kinds / 7. Critique of Kinds]

Full Idea

The claim that whales are not fish is a debatable one

Gist of Idea

Wales may count as fish


John Dupré (The Disorder of Things [1993], 1)

Book Reference

Dupré,John: 'The Disorder of Things' [Harvard 1995], p.30

A Reaction

A very nice challenge to an almost unquestioned orthodoxy.