The taxon concept: is it taxonic?


The question of whether the concept of a "taxon" (a nonarbitrary latent category) is itself categorical, or is a matter of degree, has lain dormant within taxometrics. I analyze the problem conceptually. Part of the meaning of "taxon," I hold, goes beyond the manifest statistical properties of admixed probability distributions; any of certain forms of… (More)


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@article{Grove2008TheTC, title={The taxon concept: is it taxonic?}, author={William M. Grove}, journal={Psychological reports}, year={2008}, volume={102 3}, pages={903-10} }