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Single Idea 17394

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / B. Natural Kinds / 1. Natural Kinds]

Full Idea

Natural kinds are realistic scientific entities that are differentiated by nature itself rather than by our human attempts at classification.

Gist of Idea

Natural kinds are what are differentiated by nature, and not just by us


Eric R. Scerri (The Periodic Table [2007], Intro 'Evol')

Book Reference

Scerri,Eric R.: 'The Periodic Table' [OUP 2007], p.-1