Nominalistic species concept, Biology

The nominalists deny the existence of Plato's "types". For them only individuals exist. Species are man-made artificial abstractions. But naturalists, the biologists who have actually studied plants and animals in their natural.conditions and have observed them closely for many years, claim that the nominalistic species concept is simply not true.

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