Process and Reality

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Simon and Schuster, May 11, 2010 - Philosophy - 448 pages
One of the major philosophical texts of the 20th century, Process and Reality is based on Alfred North Whitehead’s influential lectures that he delivered at the University of Edinburgh in the 1920s on process philosophy.

Whitehead’s master work in philsophy, Process and Reality propounds a system of speculative philosophy, known as process philosophy, in which the various elements of reality into a consistent relation to each other. It is also an exploration of some of the preeminent thinkers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, such as Descartes, Newton, Locke, and Kant.

The ultimate edition of Whitehead’s magnum opus, Process and Reality is a standard reference for scholars of all backgrounds.
 

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Contents

THE CATEGOREAL SCHEME
18
PART II
29
Objective Immortality
31
FACT AND FORM
39
THE EXTENSIVE CONTINUUM
49
PART IV
62
PART V
105
ORGANISMS AND ENVIRONMENT
110
PROCESS
208
THE TRANSMISSION OF FEELINGS
244
PROPOSITIONS AND FEELINGS
256
COORDINATE DIVISION
283
EXTENSIVE CONNECTION
294
FLAT LOCI
302
STRAINS
310
MEASUREMENT
322

LOCKE AND HUME
130
FROM DESCARTES TO KANT
144
SYMBOLIC REFERENCE
168
THE IDEAL OPPOSITES
337
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An English mathematician and philosopher, Alfred North Whitehead provided the foundation for the shool of thought known as process philosophy. With an academic career that spanned from Cambridge to Harvard, Whitehead wrote extensively on mathematics, metaphysis, and philosophy. He died in Massachusetts in 1947.

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