Wheeler博士在剑桥历史和科学哲学系获得了博士学位，在加入中山大学哲学系（珠海）之前，曾在伦敦大学学院担任教师，教授科技哲学。Billy博士在诸多国际性期刊发表过论文，如在Theoria: An International Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science , Principa 与Episteme（即将出版）期刊上发表论文。同时也有一本名为Idealization and the Laws of Nature的著作即将发表由Springer出版社出版。
Dr. Billy WHEELER has joined the Department of Philosophy (Zhuhai)
Dr. Billy WHEELER has recently joined the Department of Philosophy (Zhuhai) at Sun Yat-sen University as a research fellow.
Billy obtained his doctorate from the Department for History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. Before joining the Department of Philosophy (Zhuhai), he was a teaching fellow at University College London and taught courses on the philosophy of science and technology. His has published papers in various international journals such as Theoria: An International Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science and Principa and Episteme (forthcoming). He also has a forthcoming book to be published by Springer, under the title Idealization and the Laws of Nature.
Billy’s research interest centers mostly on epistemology and metaphysics, with particular regard to science and technology. He is also interested in comparative philosophy between Western and Buddhist thought, especially that of the Madhyamaka School.