Biological Theory is devoted to theoretical advances in the fields of evolution and cognition with an emphasis on the conceptual integration afforded by evolutionary and developmental approaches. The journal appeals to a wide audience of scientists, social scientists, and scholars from the humanities, particularly philosophers and historians of biology.

Articles are single anonymous reviewed by independent international reviewers. The Editor-in-Chief makes all final decisions for all submitted papers based on these reviews.

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  • Stuart A. Newman
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Electronic ISSN
1555-5550
Print ISSN
1555-5542
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  14. Zoological Record
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