Aspects of Whitehead's Philosophy of Organism

Alfred North Whitehead's (1861–1947) "Philosophy of Organism" offers an important, indeed fundamental, metaphysical doctrine. It is the product of a long adventure ofideas and has many complementary aspects. Lire la suite

The present book does not claim to achieve a complete description of all the aspects of the late Whitehead's worldview. Its aim is rather to stress some specific features of his teachings, such as his views concerning rationality, dynamic holism, things and objects, events, anticipation, creativity, nature, organism, and life.
This book should be useful not only for process philosophers, but also for all scholars who are interested in the development of process philosophical ideas.

Dr Vesselin Petrov holds an M.A. in mathematics (1977), a Ph.D. in philosophy (1989) and a D.Sc. in philosophy (2011). He is a Professor and the Director of the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. His fields of research include process-relational philosophy, metaphysics, ontology, applied ontology, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of education. He leads the team of the project "Synergy between process philosophy and elements of AI in the theory of learning"sponsored by the Bulgarian National Science Fund.


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Éditeur
Chromatika
Auteur
Vesselin Petrov,
Collection
Phylopraxis
Langue
anglais
BISAC Subject Heading
PHI000000 PHILOSOPHY
Code publique Onix
06 Professionnel et académique
CLIL (Version 2013-2019 )
3080 SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES, LETTRES
Date de première publication du titre
07 novembre 2019

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Date de publication
07 novembre 2019
ISBN-13
9782930517629
Ampleur
Nombre absolu de pages : 154
Code interne
99915
Format
16 x 24 cm
Prix
18,00 €
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Version 2.1, Version 3

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Date de publication
07 novembre 2019
ISBN-13
9782930517636
Code interne
PDF99915
ONIX XML
Version 2.1, Version 3

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Introduction
I. The status of rationality in Whitehead's metaphysics
II. Constructive postmodernism as dynamic holism 
III. The Concepts of things, facts, and events 
IV. Whitehead’s early theory of objects 
V. The metaphysical role of Adventure of Ideas 
VI. The concept of anticipation 
VII. Nature in process: a world full of life
VIII. Creativity, atomicity and continuity
IX. Mathematics and creativity
X. Whitehead’s process theory of symbols 
Conclusion. The future of post-modern ontology
Bibliography 
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