was the new 'science of tree making', comprised of three different but
competing, (and inevitably contradictory) fields:
"There are three currently active schools of taxonomy:(cf. Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Biology, - Sokol, pg 239 f)
(1) phenetic taxonomy,
(3) evolutionary systematics."
When these three stooges failed to rescue the princess,
along came the exciting new field of genetics.