Linajes y sistemas: dos tipos de individuos biológicos

Autores

  • Gustavo Caponi Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina; Departamento de Filosofia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/S1678-31662012000200003

Palavras-chave:

Caracteres, Clases naturales, Linajes, Organismos, Taxones, Ejemplares

Resumo

Biological taxa are instances of a peculiar kind of individual that I will call lineages: individuals whose parts are their variants or tokens. Things as organisms, in contrast, are instances of this another kind of individual that I will call systems: individuals whose parts must maintain some synchronous causal interrelations among themselves that do not have to exist among the parts of a lineage, and cannot be considered as their variants or tokens. In this context, the distinction between a living individual considered as an organic system and as a token of a lineage will be object of a particular analysis, which will also lead us to examine the distinction part-character.

Publicado

2012-01-01

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Caponi, G. (2012). Linajes y sistemas: dos tipos de individuos biológicos. Scientiae Studia, 10(2), 243-268. https://doi.org/10.1590/S1678-31662012000200003

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