William Leonard Harper (b.1943-01-06 in Potsdam, New York) attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and then completed a Ph.D. at the University of Rochester in 1974. He has been in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Western Ontario since 1970. Harper has specialized in philosophy of science and was elected president of Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Science for the term 2002-2005.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Robert Jedicke and Peter Jedicke.
Reference: MPC 54175