Reconstructing an incomparable organism: the Chalicothere in nineteenth and early-twentieth century palaeontology

@article{Manias2018ReconstructingAI,
  title={Reconstructing an incomparable organism: the
 Chalicothere in nineteenth and early-twentieth century palaeontology},
  author={C. Manias},
  journal={History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences},
  year={2018},
  volume={40},
  pages={1-21}
}
  • C. Manias
  • Published 2018
  • History, Medicine
  • History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
AbstractPalaeontology developed as a field dependent upon comparison. Not only did reconstructing the fragmentary records of fossil organisms and placing them within taxonomic systems and evolutionary lineages require detailed anatomical comparisons with living and fossil animals, but the field also required thinking in terms of behavioural, biological and ecological analogies with modern organisms to understand how… Expand
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