Werner Callebaut (1952–2014)

 

 

Scientific Director, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI) Altenberg, Austria (1999–2014)

Visiting Research Professor of Philosophy of Science, Department of Theoretical Biology, University of Vienna, Austria (2009–2014)

Professor of Philosophy, Faculty of Sciences, Hasselt University, Belgium (1995–2009)

President of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences of Biology (2013–2014)

Editor-in-Chief of Biological Theory (2006–2014)

 

Previous Positions

 

Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy of Science and Science Studies, University of Vienna, Austria (Summer 2001)

Visiting Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Vienna, Austria (Summer 1998)

Visiting Fellow, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg, Austria (March-August 1996 and October 1997–October 1999)

Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy and Moral Science, Ghent University, Belgium (Summer 1992)

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Faculty of Sciences, Limburgs Universitair Centrum, Diepenbeek, Belgium (1991–1995)

Docent (Assistant Professor), Department of Philosophy, University of Limburg (now Maastricht University), Maastricht, The Netherlands (1986–1998)

Docent (Assistant Professor), Faculty of Sciences, Limburgs Universitair Centrum, Diepenbeek, Belgium (1983–1991)

Docent (Assistant Professor), Administratieve en Economische Hogeschool, Brussels, Belgium (1983–1986)

PhD Researcher, Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research, Department of Logic and Epistemology, University of Ghent, Belgium (1977–1983)

 

Scientific Expertise

 

Theoretical Biology

          The interaction of evolution and development

          Philosophy of biology as theoretical biology

          Reduction and emergence

Evolution

          Evolutionary Epistemology

          Limits of adaptation

          Evolutionary approaches to culture

Philosophy

          Naturalistic approaches

Economics

          Bounded rationality

          Methodology of economics

 

Publications

 

Publications

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