New Books

Whitehead at Harvard, 1924–1925 is out in paperback + EUP FLASH SALE

Available from Edinburgh University Press Amazon We’re happy to announce that our anthology, Whitehead at Harvard, 1924-1925, is now available in paperback for $24.95/£19.99. This collection of new research by leading scholars explores the significance of the first volume of the Critical Edition of Whitehead. For a limited time, use the code PAPER30 on EUP’s store… Read More Whitehead at Harvard, 1924–1925 is out in paperback + EUP FLASH SALE

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Teenage Whitehead and the Sherborne School Debating Society

We recently received an email from our friend Rachel Hassall, the Archivist over at Sherborne School—Whitehead’s school from 1875–1880—who wanted to let us know about some of the records she’d discovered about a young Whitehead participating in the Debating Society. In his A History of Sherborne School (1979), A. B. Gourlay described the Debating Society:… Read More Teenage Whitehead and the Sherborne School Debating Society

Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, fall 2021

We are excited to begin this quarterly update by announcing that Brian G. Henning and Joe Petek have been joined by Dr. Robert J. Valenza as a named editor for the first volume of Whitehead’s Collected Papers (CP1), which will include all of Whitehead’s published and unpublished articles written between 1886 and 1918. Dr. Valenza… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, fall 2021

New Books

Whitehead and the Pittsburgh School

Available from Lexington Books Amazon Whitehead and the Pittsburgh School: Preempting the Problem of Intentionality Lisa Landoe HedrickPublication Date: May, 2021 Whitehead and the Pittsburgh School: Preempting the Problem of Intentionality proposes a revisionary history of the relationship between Alfred North Whitehead and analytic philosophy, as well as a constructive proposal for how thinking with Whitehead… Read More Whitehead and the Pittsburgh School

Call for Papers, Conference Announcement, News

Second Critical Edition of Whitehead Conference Rescheduled for Fall 2022

In order to allow scholars more time to read the recently published second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures (HL2) and respond to our call for papers, the Second Critical Edition of Whitehead Conference has been rescheduled for Fall 2022, and will now take place on Friday and Saturday, 16–17 September 2022, 9:00am–1:00pm PST (GMT-8). The conference will still be held… Read More Second Critical Edition of Whitehead Conference Rescheduled for Fall 2022

Call for Papers, Conference Announcement, News

Announcing the Second Critical Edition of Whitehead conference + Call for papers

We are pleased to announce that a two-day virtual conference on the significance of the second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures will take place on Friday and Saturday, 17–18 September 2021, 8:00AM–noon PST (GMT-8). Registration for the conference is free. You can see full details for the conference here. If you would like to submit… Read More Announcing the Second Critical Edition of Whitehead conference + Call for papers

New Books

On Philosophy, Intelligibility, and the Ordinary

Available from Lexington Books Amazon On Philosophy, Intelligibility, and the Ordinary: Going the Bloody Hard Way Randy RamalPublication Date: February, 2021 Randy Ramal argues that philosophy’s main responsibility lies in providing intelligibility to the ordinary language of everyday life while dispelling unwarranted skepticism. Philosophers need to go the hard way to fulfill this responsibility because… Read More On Philosophy, Intelligibility, and the Ordinary