The competitive exclusion principle.

@article{Hardin1960TheCE,
  title={The competitive exclusion principle.},
  author={Garrett James Hardin},
  journal={Science},
  year={1960},
  volume={131 3409},
  pages={
          1292-7
        }
}
because of a belief that it is best to use that wording which is least likely to hide the fact that we still do not comprehend the exact limits of the principle. For the present, I think the 6'threat of clarity" (3) is a serious one that is best miniInized by using a formulation that is admittedly unclear; thus can we keep in the forefront of our minds the unfinished work before us. The wording given has, I think, another point of superiority in that it seems brutal and dogmatic. By emphasizing… CONTINUE READING

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