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Species have many of the characteristics we look for in particular entities; they have a birth through speciation and a death through extinction. They can change their parts without changing their names, just as an individual organism can turn over its cells. They can also be named and diagnosed, but never defined, and their boundaries are fuzzy. However, there is more to the thesis. The concept is important when one considers the relationship between process theory, kinds, and entities. If species are individuals, then hypotheses about species are singular statements, and historical singular statements at that.

Singular statements are important because they function in the tests applied to hypotheses in universal form. For example, if we are to test the proposition that most speciation involves the geographical subdivision of an ancestral species, we need singular examples of species pairs to test the proposition. If we can examine a sufficient number of speciation events, we might be able to extrapolate and reach the conclusion that the majority of species are formed through geographic subdivision. Or we might reject that hypothesis and conclude the opposite.

Four major discussions of species follow in this chapter. First, we will discuss the ontological status of species-as-taxa. This is a largely philosophical discourse. However, we think it is an important one. To not know whether binominals refer to Phylogenetics: Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics, Second Edition. E. O. Wiley and Bruce S. Lieberman. © 2011 Wiley-Blackwell. Published 2011 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 23 24 SPECIES AND SPECIATION kinds, sets, or individuals is to admit that we know nothing of species at all (Coleman and Wiley, 2001).

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