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Weekly reading: Witteveen on naming and contingency – the type method

This week: part II of our interim series of “new and interesting though not (yet) Next Generation Sequencing” papers. Joeri Witteveen is taking a new look at how the Codes of Nomenclature enforce contingent assignments of types to taxonomic names. Awesome!

Witteveen, J. 2014. Naming and contingency: the type method of biological taxonomy. Biology & Philosophy. Available on-line here.