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The event universe : the revisionary metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead

Author: Leemon B McHenry
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Series: Crosscurrents.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leemon McHenry argues that Whitehead's metaphysics provides a more adequate basis for achieving a unification of physical theory than a traditional substance metaphysics, drawing on Maxwell, Einstein, Quine, Russell, and Broad.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Alfred North Whitehead; Alfred North Whitehead
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leemon B McHenry
ISBN: 9781474416108 1474416101 9781474400343 1474400345
OCLC Number: 992539291
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2015.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Crosscurrents.
Responsibility: Leemon B. McHenry.

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What kinds of things are events? Philosophers following Aristotle have claimed that events are dependent on substances such as physical objects and persons. The author argues that Whitehead's  Read more...

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