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New Publication: Beyond Whitehead: (August 25, 2017)
bk-cover Beyond Whitehead: Recent Advances in Process Thought, by Jakub Dziadkowiec, Lukasz Lamza, Eds, (Lexington Books) discusses the historical roots of and future perspectives for the basic concepts of process thought, and presents original contemporary work in extending and re-interpreting the basic metaphysical structure of process.
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New Publication: The Harvard Lectures of Alfred North Whitehead, 1924-1925: Philosophical Presuppositions of Science (January 20, 2017)
bk-cover After years years of dilligent effort by the critical edition team, the Whitehead Research Project is very pleased to announce the publication of the first volume of the The Edinburgh Critical Edition of the Complete Works of Alfred North Whitehead: The Harvard Lectures of Alfred North Whitehead, 1924-1925: Philosophical Presuppositions of Science, Paul A. Bogaard and Jason Bell, Eds., (Edinburgh University Press, 2017). These represent the first ever philosophy lectures he gave and capture him working out the philosophical implications of the remarkable turns physics had taken in his lifetime.
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Upcoming Conference: Whiteheadian Laboratory
(Dec 1-3, 2016)

This year's conference asks: How does the work of A.N. Whitehead help us to not just think differently, but also act, live, communicate, and learn differently? A more specific way of putting this question is to ask: How Do We Make Ourselves a Proposition? During the course of this conference, we will try to develop new approaches not by presenting completed ideas or arguments, but by activating propositions.
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New Publication: Creaturely Cosmologies: (May 5, 2015)
bk-cover Creaturely Cosmologies: Why Metaphysics Matters for Animal and Planetary Liberation, by Brianne Donaldson, (Lexington Books, 2015) examines Alfred North Whitehead's process-relational thought and the nonviolent Indian tradition of Jainism, as well as the thinking of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, Judith Butler, Donna Haraway, Karen Barad, to offer a new perspective on metaphysics as well as the creaturely kin and planetary fellows with whom we co-shape our future.
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New Publication: Thinking with Whitehead and the American Pragmatists: (April 16, 2015)
bk-cover Thinking with Whitehead and the American Pragmatists: Experience and Reality, Brian G. Henning, William T. Myers, and Joseph D. John, Eds., (Lexington Books, 2015) explores the deep lines of convergence between the philosophies of Alfred North Whitehead, C. S. Peirce, William James, John Dewey, and other classical American philosophers. The essays in this volume embody original and creative work by leading scholars that not only furthers the understanding of American philosophy, but seeks to advance it by working at the intersection of experience and reality to incite novel and creative thought.
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