Conrad Hal Waddington

Philosopher, Academic

1905 – 1975

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Who was Conrad Hal Waddington?

Conrad Hal Waddington CBE FRS FRSE was a British developmental biologist, paleontologist, geneticist, embryologist and philosopher who laid the foundations for systems biology. He had wide interests that included poetry and painting, as well as left-wing political leanings. In his book The Scientific Attitude, he touched on political topics such as central planning and praised marxism as a "profound scientific philosophy".

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Born
Nov 8, 1905
Evesham
Also known as
  • C. H. Waddington
  • Wad
  • Con
Children
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
Died
Sep 26, 1975
Edinburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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