Professor Wilson received his Hon. B.A. from the University of Western Ontario in 1985, his M.A. from the University of Toronto in 1986, and his Ph.D. in 1993 from the University of California at Berkeley.
Prof. Wilson’s primary research interests lie in the history of science and the philosophical issues surrounding the organization of systematic knowledge in antiquity. He has published a book on Aristotle’s philosophy of science,«Aristotle’s Theory of the Unity of Science»with the University of Toronto Press in the Phoenix Supplement Series. He has also published on Speusippus and Galileo. He is currently working on a book on the theory of disciplinary boundaries in antiquity and the middle ages. He is also collaborating on an edition of an iatromathematical, astrological treatise of Ps-Galen.