Thanks for the response. Let me try again to get these distinctions clear in
I had asked:
> 2. Where would genetic relationships among extant and recent species fall?
> Would that be counted as evidence that there was a (2) process of evolution
> that occurred, even if details re (3) mechanism are not fully known?
To which you reply:
> I would consider genetic homology and other molecular and morphological
> homologies to be evidence for evolution as pattern. They all contribute to a
> picture of phylogenetic relationships, but they do not give us and
> understanding of how such relationships came to be.
OK, but then I'm led to ask 2 more questions:
1. What kind of empirical evidence would contribute toward a knowledge of
2. Does mechanism have to be known before process?
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