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Physics And Whitehead

Author : Timothy E. Eastman
ISBN : 9780791485996
Genre : Philosophy
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Leading scholars explore the connections between quantum physics and process philosophy.
Category: Philosophy

Quantum Mechanics And The Philosophy Of Alfred North Whitehead

Author : Michael Epperson
ISBN : 9780823223190
Genre : Philosophy
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This is an extended analysis of the intricate relationships between relativity theory, quantum mechanics and Alfred North Whitehead's cosmology. Michael Epperson illuminates the intersection of science and philosophy in Whitehead's work.
Category: Philosophy

Physics And Speculative Philosophy

Author : Timothy E. Eastman
ISBN : 9783110450477
Genre : Philosophy
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This work grapples with key issues of reality (both potentiality and actuality), scale (both local and global), context (scale and approximation, plus asymmetry/symmetry), and process (both emergence and actual events). Building on a convergence of progress in physics, emergence research, and process thought, this work highlights a new Relational Realism, which enables intuitive, yet effective, solutions to key problems in modern science.
Category: Philosophy

Marx And Whitehead

Author : Anne Fairchild Pomeroy
ISBN : 9780791485613
Genre : Philosophy
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A reading of Marx's critique of capitalism through the lens of process philosophy.
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The Epochal Nature Of Process In Whitehead S Metaphysics

Author : F. Bradford Wallack
ISBN : 0873954548
Genre : Philosophy
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“While my book attempts to reflect the full range of scholarly debate, I have also attempted to make it useful to anyone interested in Whitehead. To this end, I have introduced the Whiteheadian terms one by one, explaining each in the light of my interpretation, and I have used examples wherever possible. I try to show that Whitehead intended his philosophy have a place in our lives by reshaping our common conceptions, and that he did not intend it to be relegated to purely abstract or esoteric application.” — F. Bradford Wallack The twentieth century has seen the greatest innovations in philosophical cosmology since Newton and Descartes, and Alfred North Whitehead was the first and greatest of the philosophers to work out these innovations in systematic ways. In a book that will be controversial in the philosophical community, F. Bradford Wallack argues that interpretations widely accepted by Whiteheadians need revaluation because these interpretations are based on materialist and substantialist assumptions that Whitehead sought to replace. Specifically, she proposes a thorough revision of accepted interpretations of Whitehead’s concept of the actual entity. Wallack then elucidates Whitehead’s ideas in order of their increasing dependence upon other basic Whiteheadian terms to complete the study of Whiteheadian time and to clarify its purpose within the cosmology of Process and Reality. Whitehead’s philosophy then emerges as more intelligible and cohesive than is generally believed.
Category: Philosophy

Principia Mathematica

Author : Alfred North Whitehead
ISBN : UOM:39015002922899
Genre : Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
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Category: Logic, Symbolic and mathematical