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Relevance of Whitehead

Ivor Leclerc

Relevance of Whitehead

Philosophical Essays

by Ivor Leclerc

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Published by George Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Ivor Leclerc.
The Physical Object
Pagination384p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20067837M

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First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa : Taylor And Francis. Whitehead won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for his previous novel "The Underground Railroad," which is being adapted into an Amazon TV series.

Bibliographical footnotes--Whitehead and contemporary philosophy, by C. HartshorneSome uses of reason, by W.

ChristianSketch of a philosophy, by F. FitchMetaphysics and the modality of existential judgements, by C. HartshorneWhitehead on the uses of language, by A. JohnsonTime, value, and the self, by N.

LawrenceForm and Pages: Whitehead's Radically Different Postmodern Philosophy by David Ray Griffin is an exciting and engaging work.

It is written with great clarity, even elegance, and with a continually impressive richness and depth, which cannot be conveyed in a by: 4.

The Principia Mathematica (often abbreviated PM) is a three-volume work on the foundations of mathematics written by Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell and published in, and In –27, it appeared in a second edition with an important Introduction to the Second Edition.

Colson Whitehead is a beloved African-American writer who has now penned a sweeping novel of slavery. He is, in a sense, beyond criticism: a Morgan Freeman of letters. Yet he is a. Whitehead was among the first initiates into the new cosmological story, but grasping the novelty of his vision also requires remembering the insights of the ancients, even if in a modern context.5/5(2).

Whitehead’s analysis of the applicability of mathematics to nature, as set forth above, is basically formal in nature. The influence on his later thinking is apparent.

This influence is so great that we must see in Whitehead’s mathematical publications not only pre-figurations of later thoughts, but also part of the coercive force that caused him to develop his metaphysics the way he did.

The importance of all this becomes manifest when we look at the wavering within the Whitehead-interpretation when it comes to the "explanation" of ongoingness. If creativity is interpreted as being only the element of self-determination characterizing every concrescence, it can not account for the coming into existence of a new entity.

Whitehead's most complete work on education is the book The Aims of Education and Other Essays, which collected numerous essays and addresses by Whitehead on the subject published between and Get this from a library.

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This essay aims to reflect on A.N. Whitehead’s book Science and the Modern World, originally published inin order to Author: Mats Sundgren.The Whitehead Research Project website is dedicated to the research of, and scholarship on, the texts, philosophy and life of Alfred North Whitehead.

It explores and analyzes the relevance of Whitehead's thought in dialogue with contemporary philosophies in order to .