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Whitehead"s metaphysics an introductory exposition. by Ivor Leclerc

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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Whitehead, Alfred North, -- 1861-1947.,
  • Metaphysics

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LC ClassificationsB1674 .W354 L4
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19962487M

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By tackling these questions, Pierfrancesco Basile makes it possible to grasp the main concepts of Whitehead’s process metaphysics – especially the crucial notion that being and power are one and the same – and appreciate the complex way this is Author: Pierfrancesco Basile. by Leslie Armour. Leslie Armour teaches philosophy at The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Arts, P.O. Box STN A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada KIN 6N5. His most recent book is Infini Rien: Pascal’s Wager and the Human Being and Idea: Developments of Some Themes in Hegel and Spinoza appeared in Germany in He is currently working on a study of the . _____ Whitehead’s Metaphysics of Extension and Solidarity. Albany: State U of New York P, Siebers, Johan Isaac. The Method of Speculative Philosop4y: An Essay on the Foundations of Whitehead’s Metaphysics. Dissertation, U of Leiden, Stokes, Walter E. The Function of Creativity in the Metaphysics of Whitehead. Alfred North Whitehead was born at Ramsgate, England, on Febru Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was subsequently appointed lecturer, he later became lecturer in applied mathematics and mechanics at University College, London, and professor of applied mathematics at the Imperial College of Science and Technology.

Resources and Problems In , British mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead was asked to give the prestigious Gifford Lectures on Natural Theology at the University of Edinburgh. His talks were published two years later as Process and Reality, the book that introduced Whitehead’s process philosophy to the world and secured him a place in the canon . A breathtaking detective story, this book charts the adventure of Whitehead's ideas in a remarkably detailed and careful reconstruction of his metaphysical views. Incorporating heretofore unpublished material from students' notes and correspondence, Professor Ford analyzes the order of composition of various portions of Whitehead's books, principally Science and the 5/5(1).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Perspective in Whitehead's Metaphysics by Stephen David Ross at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Author: Stephen David Ross. University of Edinburgh. Spring Honours Option. Whitehead’s Metaphysics. Leemon McHenry. Course Description. Alfred North Whitehead’s metaphysics is the most advanced and sophisticated version of process philosophy, an ontology that takes events rather than enduring substances as the basic units of reality.

Philosophers are familiar with his metaphysical theories about the primacy of temporal processes. In Modes of Learning, George Allan brings these two sides of Whitehead’s thought together for the first time in a book suitable for both those initially approaching Whitehead’s metaphysics and 4/5(1). Metaphysics, branch of philosophy whose topics in antiquity and the Middle Ages were the first causes of things and the nature of being. Later, many other topics came to be included under the heading ‘metaphysics.’ The set of problems that now make up the subject matter of metaphysics is extremely diverse. This book discusses the problems raised by Whitehead's metaphysics of creativity--metaphysics focused on dynamic becoming rather than on static being--and the proposed solutions to those problems. Whitehead adds a new dimension to the issues of traditional metaphysics by taking into account the world view of our civilization and the results of. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .