Darwin-L Bibliographies and Related Files, 1993–1997
These reading lists and other miscellaneous files useful in the study of the historical sciences of systematic biology, textual transmission, linguistics, geology, cosmology, and related academic fields, were posted from time to time on the Darwin-L discussion group. Most of them were prepared by the list owner or by other subscribers, and they serve as useful reviews of their subject matter up to the time of their compilation.
Introduction to the Historical Sciences: A Brief Bibliography (1993) — Introductory readings that address the special character of one or more branches of the historical sciences.
Introduction to Systematic Biology: A Brief Bibliography (1993) — Recommended readings on the importance of modern systematics and the study of phylogeny to the understanding of the history of life.
Narrative in the Historical Sciences: A Working Bibliography (1996) — Studies of the role of narrative in evolutionary biology, the philosophy of science, and other palaetiological fields.
Publications of Stephen Toulmin: A Working Bibliography (1996) — Collected works of a wide-ranging and influential scholar who has written on history, evolution, cosmology, and many other related fields.
The History of Systematics: A Working Bibliography (1996) — Recent works on the conceptual development of systematics from Linnaeus and Darwin to modern phylogenetics.
Trees of History in Systematics, Historical Linguistics, and Stemmatics: A Working Interdisciplinary Bibliography (1993) — An extensive collection of readings on “tree thinking” and the reconstruction of “trees of history” in various palaetiological fields.
Library of Congress Subject Headings for the Historical Sciences (1995) — An exercise in the classification (or non-classification) of the historical sciences, useful for both research and academic discussion.
Textual Criticism Challenge Report (Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 1992) — Report on an application of cladistic analysis to the reconstruction of manuscript traditions.
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