Prof. Werner Callebaut

Scientific Director of the KLI

Phone:  +43 2243 302740

Visiting Research Professor of Philosophy of Science, Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna

Research Interests

Theoretical Biology

The interaction of evolution and development

Philosophy of biology as theoretical biology

Reduction and emergence


Evolutionary Epistemology

Limits of adaptation

Evolutionary approaches to culture


Naturalistic approaches


Bounded rationality

Methodology of economics




The modularity of complex natural systems

Integrating genetic and evolutionary epistemologies

Naturalistic tendencies in the philosophies of the Vienna Circle

The relevance of Bertalanffy´s General Systems Theory for contemporary Theoretical Biology

The complementarity of Anglo-American and German-Austrian evolutionary epistemologies

The social and cultural framing of the new brain sciences

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