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The History of Acta Biotheoretica and the Nature of Theoretical Biology

  • Thomas A. C. Reydon
  • Piet Dullemeijer
  • Lia Hemerik
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Abstract

In this introductory chapter, the three most recent editors of Acta Biotheoretica briefly discuss the history, aims and nature of the journal in the context of the unique character of theoretical biology in The Netherlands. We stress that the broad conception of theoretical biology from which the journal has started almost 70 years ago has been maintained throughout all of its issues to the present day.

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Biological Theory Page Number Philosophical Foundation Theoretical Biology Introductory Chapter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas A. C. Reydon
    • 1
  • Piet Dullemeijer
    • 2
  • Lia Hemerik
    • 3
  1. 1.Philosophy of the Life Sciences Group Institute of BiologyLeiden UniversityLeiden
  2. 2.OegstgeestThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Mathematical and Statistical MethodsWageningen UniversityWageningen

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