Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology

The Vienna Series is inspired by the evolutionary and theoretical biology research sponsored by the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI), an international center for advanced study closely associated with the University of Vienna. The series includes monographs and workshop-inspired collections on all aspects of theoretical and evolutionary biology, with an emphasis on integrating the developmental, evolutionary, and cognitive sciences.

Series editor: Gerd B. Müller, Katrin Schäfer, and Thomas Pradeu

Properties of Life

Bernd Rosslenbroich

Sep 19, 2023

Evolution "On Purpose"

Peter A. Corning, Stuart A Kauffman, Denis Noble, James A. Shapiro, Richard I. Vane-Wright, Addy Pross

Aug 22, 2023


Thomas F. Hansen, David Houle, Mihaela Pavličev, Christophe Pélabon

Jun 27, 2023

Rethinking Human Evolution

Jeffrey H. Schwartz

Nov 01, 2022


Karl J. Niklas, Stuart A. Newman, John T. Bonner

Jun 07, 2022

The Convergent Evolution of Agriculture in Humans and Insects

Ted R. Schultz, Richard Gawne, Peter N. Peregrine

Feb 22, 2022

Levels of Organization in the Biological Sciences

Daniel S. Brooks, James DiFrisco, William C. Wimsatt

Aug 24, 2021

Rethinking Cancer

Bernhard Strauss, Marta Bertolaso, Ingemar Ernberg, Mina J. Bissell

Apr 27, 2021

Contingency and Convergence

Russell Powell

Feb 25, 2020

Convergent Evolution on Earth

George R McGhee Jr.

Oct 15, 2019

Evolutionary Causation

Tobias Uller, Kevin N. Laland

Sep 03, 2019

Convergent Evolution in Stone-Tool Technology

Michael J. O'Brien, Briggs Buchanan, Metin I. Eren

Apr 20, 2018

Landscapes of Collectivity in the Life Sciences

Snait B. Gissis, Ehud Lamm, Ayelet Shavit

Jan 12, 2018


Gerd B. Müller

Oct 06, 2017

Transformations of Lamarckism

Snait B. Gissis, Eva Jablonka

Jan 30, 2015

Developing Scaffolds in Evolution, Culture, and Cognition

Linnda R. Caporael, James R. Griesemer, William C. Wimsatt

Nov 08, 2013

From Groups to Individuals

Frédéric Bouchard, Philippe Huneman

Mar 22, 2013

Convergent Evolution

George R McGhee Jr.

Nov 04, 2011

The Major Transitions in Evolution Revisited

Brett Calcott, Kim Sterelny

Apr 22, 2011

Innovation in Cultural Systems

Michael J. O'Brien, Stephen J. Shennan

Oct 23, 2009

Biological Emergences

Robert G. B. Reid

Aug 21, 2009


Werner Callebaut, Diego Rasskin-Gutman, Herbert A. Simon, Konrad Lorenz Institute

Aug 21, 2009

Cognitive Biology

Luca Tommasi, Mary A. Peterson, Lynn Nadel

May 29, 2009

Functions in Biological and Artificial Worlds

Ulrich Krohs, Peter Kroes

Jan 30, 2009

Evolution of Communicative Flexibility

D. Kimbrough Oller, Ulrike Griebel

Aug 22, 2008

Modeling Biology

Manfred D. Laubichler, Gerd B. Müller

Sep 07, 2007

Compositional Evolution

Richard A. Watson

Jan 06, 2006

Evolution of Communication Systems

D. Kimbrough Oller, Ulrike Griebel

Jul 30, 2004

Environment, Development, and Evolution

Brian K. Hall, Roy D. Pearson, Gerd B. Müller

Oct 24, 2003

Origination of Organismal Form

Gerd B. Müller, Stuart A. Newman

Jan 03, 2003

The Evolution of Cognition

Cecilia Heyes, Ludwig Huber

Jul 31, 2000