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2. Biology as an experimental science comprised two main branches: Genetics (although then very much removed from its present status) and developmental mechanics—physiology. The Mendelian theory, which was rediscovered in 1900, led the new school of geneticists to develop a strongly pragmatic and mostly experimental approach to biology. Drawing analogies from the physical sciences, geneticists extolled the value of experimentation and quantitative data and introduced them both into the previously descriptive area of biology.
After consulting with D’Ancona and following his suggestion, Volterra chose the second option and the book Lec¸ons sur la the´orie mathe´matique de la lutte pour la vie was published in 1931. The two other titles and in particular the third option were rejected by D’Ancona as Volterra’s studies involved only part of one branch of biology—ecology. However, according to Giorgio Israel, Volterra’s 106 Ibid. Ibid. 108 Israel, “On the Contribution of Volterra and Lotka to the Development of Modern Biomathematics”.
Cited L. H. Woodger, Modern Theories of Development: An Introduction to Theoretical Biology (Harper Torchbooks, 1962), pg. 2. S. Minot, Modern Problems of Biology (Blakiston, 1913), Pg 113 Bertalanffy and Woodger, Modern Theories of Development: An Introduction to Theoretical Biology. 64 Bertalanffy and Woodger, Modern Theories of Development: An Introduction to Theoretical Biology. 67 Rashevsky entered the world of biological investigation well aware of the crisis it was in. The existence of biology in the first two decades of the twentieth century was characterized by the following aspects: 1.