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Single Idea 15864

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 1. Laws of Nature]

Full Idea

Classification systems, or taxonomies, are as important a part of the natural sciences as are the laws of nature.

Gist of Idea

Classification is just as important as laws in natural science


Rom Harr (Laws of Nature [1993], 1)

Book Reference

Harr,Rom: 'Laws of Nature' [Duckworth 1993], p.11

A Reaction

This illustrates how our view of science is radically shifted if we give biology equal prominence with physics.