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Folkbiology / edited by Douglas L. Medin and Scott Atran.

Contributor(s): Medin, Douglas L | Atran, Scott, 1952-
Language: English Publisher: Cambridge,Mass., London : MIT Press, 1999.Description: ix, 504p. : diagrs., tables ; 23cm.ISBN: 026263192X
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Includes bibl. references. - Partial contents: Ethno-ornithology of the Ketengban, New Guinea / Jared Diamond, K. David Bishop; Size as limiting the recognition of biodiversity in folkbiology / Eugene Hunn; How a folk botanical system can be both natural and comprehensive: Maya / Brent Berlin; Models of subsistence and ethnobiological knowledge: Southeast Asia / Roy Ellen; Itzaj Maya folkbiological taxonomy / S. Atran; Inductive reasoning / John D. Coley [et al.]; The dubbing ceremony revisited / S.R. Waxman; Mechanism and explanation in the development of biological thought: disease / F.C. Keil [et al.]; Natural kinds and supraorganismal individuals / M.T. Ghiselin; Are whales fish? / John Dupré; Interdisciplinary dissonance / David L. Hull.