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The lure of Whitehead

Author: Nicholas Gaskill; A J Nocek
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume addresses the sudden interest, across a range of disciplines, in Alfred North Whitehead's speculative philosophy. Among its fifteen contributions are essays on metaphysics, philosophy of science, digital art, sociology, computer software design, artificial life, and Whitehead's relation to both continental and analytical philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2014002119
(OCoLC)877364982
Named Person: Alfred North Whitehead; Alfred North Whitehead
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Gaskill; A J Nocek
ISBN: 9781452943213 1452943214 9781452943206 1452943206 0816679967 9780816679966 0816679959 9780816679959 9781452948393 1452948399
OCLC Number: 893632524
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 427 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Abbreviations --
Introduction --
I. Speculation beyond the Bifurcation --
1. A Constructivist Reading of Process and Reality --
2. Scientism and the Modern World --
3. What Is the Style of Matters of Concern --
4. The Technics of Prehension --
II. The Metaphysics of Creativity --
5. Whitehead's Involution of an Outside Chance --
6. Multiplicity and Mysticism --
7. The Event and the Occasion --
8. Whitehead and Schools X, Y, and Z --
9. Whitehead's Curse? --
10. Cutting Away from Smooth Space --
III. Process Ecology --
11. Possessive Subjects --
12. Another Regard --
13. Of "Experiential Togetherness --
14. The Order of Nature and the Creation of Societies --
15. Imaginative Chemistry --
Contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: Nicholas Gaskill and A.J. Nocek, editors.

Abstract:

This volume addresses the sudden interest, across a range of disciplines, in Alfred North Whitehead's speculative philosophy. Among its fifteen contributions are essays on metaphysics, philosophy of science, digital art, sociology, computer software design, artificial life, and Whitehead's relation to both continental and analytical philosophy.

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