William C. Wimsatt

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Principal Investigator


William C. Wimsatt is a professor of philosophy, a member of the Committee on Evolutionary Biology, and the Committee on the Conceptual Foundations of Science. His work centers on the philosophy of the inexact sciences (biology, psychology, and the social sciences), the history of biology, and the study of complex systems. Professor Wimsatt focuses primarily on a cluster of problems arising in the analysis of the structure, behavior, and evolution of complex, functionally organized systems.