A Cladist is a systematist who seeks a natural classification: some comments on Quinn

Biology and Philosophy 33 (1-2):10 (2018)
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In response to Quinn we identify cladistics to be about natural classifications and their discovery and thereby propose to add an eighth cladistic definition to Quinn’s list, namely the systematist who seeks to discover natural classifications, regardless of their affiliation, theoretical or methodological justifications.



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