William C. Wimsatt
#2593 Overall Influence

William C. Wimsatt

American philosopher

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William C. Wimsatt is professor emeritus in the Department of Philosophy, the Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science , and the Committee on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago. He is currently a Winton Professor of the Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota and Residential Fellow of the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science. He specializes in the philosophy of biology, where his areas of interest include reductionism, heuristics, emergence, scientific modeling, heredity, and cultural evolution.

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh

State-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

Public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

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#1831 World Rank #403 USA Rank
Philosophy