DEST announces new course: Philosophy of Biological Systematics

07th Sep, 2015 to 11th Sep, 2015
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Monday, 1 June, 2015

Course description: Approaching the subject from the perspective of the philosophical foundations of scientific inquiry, this course offers critical examinations of the principles required to judge the scientific merits of systematic/taxonomic procedures.
Date: 7 - 11 September 2015
Target Audience: MSc students, PhD students, early career researchers, professional systematists/taxonomists and anyone who is interested in the philosophy of Biological Systematics
Location: Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium
Organiser: Distributed European School of Taxonomy (DEST)
Teacher: Dr. Kirk Fitzhugh, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, U.S.A.
Course fee: € 250 (Euros)

Deadline for registration: 1 June 2015.

More information on the DEST Training Taxonomy website.

The Distributed European School of Taxonomy (DEST)  is an initiative under the CETAF umbrella and managed by RBINS.


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