Category Archives: Morphology

Morphology as subject

Buffon’s American Degeneracy

Buffon’s American Degeneracy: George Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788) disliked what he thought was the arbitrary nature of Linnaean classification. Buffon thought the natural world ought to be understood in all its complexity and consequently produced his monumental (36 … Continue reading

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Mimicry and Bad Taste

Mimicry and Bad Taste: Originally this was a reply to Richard Coyne’s blog on Inconspicuous Architecture I was frustrated at not being able to insert images into my response so decided to set up this blog. I hope this … Continue reading

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