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Whitehead"s theory of reality by Allison Heartz Johnson

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Published by Dover in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

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

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby A.H. Johnson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB"1674"W354"J6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 267 p
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21133374M
LC Control Number62-6841

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Process and Reality is a book by Alfred North Whitehead, in which the author propounds a philosophy of organism, also called process book, published in , is a revision of the Gifford Lectures he gave in – We diverge from Descartes by holding that what he has described as primary attributes of physical bodies, are really the forms of internal relationships between.   Whitehead’s Radically Empirical Theory of General Relativity. on Novem One of the biggest surprises for me upon reading Auxier and Herstein’s book The Quantum of Explanation was learning that Whitehead’s theory of extension gradually approaching a perfect identity between model and reality. His full value theory is worked out in Part IV of that book under the heading of civilization. It is very complex and does not lend itself to summarization. Whitehead seems to have given up the notion that there could be some one line along which the amount of . Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad tells the story of Cora, a runaway slave who travels from state to state on railroad cars physically under the ground of the American South. Persuaded by a fellow slave named Caesar, Cora escapes from the Georgia plantation where she was born and travels north, riding in the boxcar of a secret underground train.

Read the full-text online edition of Whitehead's Theory of Experience (). This book, dealing with the development of Whitehead's conception of experience, is more concerned with life than with creativity. In Process and Reality and other later works, "life" and "experience" are virtually equivalent. At the beginning of Process and Reality, Whitehead says, "the writer who most fully anticipated the main positions of the philosophy of organism is John Locke in his Essay, especially in its later books" (PR xi/v). A footnote suggests that by this he means to focus on Book 4, . Nóema – Online Journal of Philosophy ( ) is currently inviting submissions for the special issue on “Process and Reality: Whitehead’s Philosophy Today” (forthcoming summer ).The issue intends to reflect on the relevance of Whitehead’s thought to current philosophy, both from a historical and a theoretical point of view. In this book a selection of 15 papers explores Whiteheads educational ideas which are based on his radical process approach. Following the Introduction which presents Whiteheads criticism of traditional education and the false psychology which it is based on, the book is divided into two major parts.