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Whitehead and Continental Philosophy in the 21st Century: Dislocations

by Jeremy Fackenthal Available from Lexington Books Amazon Whitehead and Continental Philosophy in the 21st Century: Dislocations, the latest book in the Contemporary Whitehead Series, is now available from Lexington Books.  Many thanks to the fine contributors for sharing their essays with us and for their work in advancing Whitehead scholarship in the twenty-first century.… Read More Whitehead and Continental Philosophy in the 21st Century: Dislocations

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Announcing the opening of the Whitehead Research Library (WRL)

In our year-end update from about two months ago, I wrote that we were working to make more of our Whitehead letters, essays, photos, and student lecture notes publicly available. Today I am happy to announce that we are officially launching the digital Whitehead Research Library (WRL), which will make select archival Whitehead materials freely… Read More Announcing the opening of the Whitehead Research Library (WRL)

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Critical Edition quarterly update

Curtice Nelson Hitchcock (1892-1946) was Whitehead’s primary contact at Macmillan during the 1920s. Serving as Assistant to the President and later Vice President, Hitchcock would depart Macmillan in 1933 to found his own publishing house, Reynal & Hitchcock, with Eugene Reynal in 1934 (which published, among other works, the English translation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s… Read More Critical Edition quarterly update

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Whitehead and Étienne Gilson

When we received Whitehead’s grading notebook from Harvard University Archives last July, one of the names that caught my eye was that of Étienne Gilson, the famed medieval philosopher. He was listed on page 53 of the notebook as a “frequent visitor” for Whitehead’s seminary in metaphysics for the Fall 1928 term. This list of… Read More Whitehead and Étienne Gilson