Classification in Biological Practice

April 21, 2017
VU University Amsterdam

De Boelelaan 1105
Amsterdam 1081 HV

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Classification in Biological Practice   
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 21 April 2017, 10.15 am - 4.30 pm De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam Room 12A44
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The workshop is free and open to the public but space is limited. To register, please contact David Ludwig ([email protected])


10.15 - 10.30 Coffee & Welcome

10.30 - 11.15 Maureen O'Malley (Université de Bordeaux) Classifying microbiota

11.15 - 12.00 Eva Boon (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven): When are biofilms evolutionary individuals?

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 13.45 Matthew Slater (Bucknell University): Tissue and Organ Types Across Species

13.45 - 14.30 David Ludwig (Wageningen University): Ethnobiological Classification: From Natural Kinds to a Multidimensional Framework of Non-Arbitrariness.

14.30 - 15.00 More Coffee

15.00 - 15.45 Joeri Witteveen (Universiteit Utrecht): Varieties of ‘typological thinking’ and structuralist evo-devo

15.45 - 16.30 Thomas Reydon (Leibniz Universität Hannover):Taxa and trees: How does phylogenetic practice impact the metaphysics of biologicalclassification?

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