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The Philosophy of Whitehead





ISBN 9781138871069
Published December 22, 2014 by Routledge
264 Pages

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First published in 2002. This is Volume VII of seventeen in the Library of Philosophy series on Metaphysics. Written in 1959, after studying Whitehead’s philosophy of applying mathematical logic to physical problems, the author’s main purpose here is to illustrate the two principles upon which the Philosophy of Organism is based, (a) its logical or structural side, and (b) its physical-experiential side. Part I deals with (a) and Part II with (b).

Table of Contents

Part 1 The Structure of Whitehead's Philosophy; Chapter 1 Speculative Philosophy; Chapter 2 Whitehead and Language; Chapter 3 Natural Theology; Chapter 4 The Realm of Eternal Objects; Chapter 5 The Algebraic Method; Chapter 6 The Extensive Continuum; Chapter 7 The Method of Extensive Abstraction; Part 2 The Dynamics of Whitehead's Philosophy; Chapter 8 The Theory of Prehensions; Chapter 9 Perception and Propositions; Chapter 10 Consciousness, Belief and Judgment; Chapter 11 Transmutation and Sense-Perception; Chapter 12 Sensory Perspectives; Chapter 13 Perceptual Causality, Time and Teleology; Chapter 14 Societies; Chapter 15 Physical Theory and the Philosophy of Organism; Chapter 16 Physical Theory in the Principle of Relativity; Chapter 17 Determinism and Free Will; Conclusion; Probability; The Multiple Location (or Inherence) Theory of Perception;

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W. Mays