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News & Announcements

Inauguration of the Critical Edition of Whitehead (July 16, 2013)
paintingIt is our pleasure to announce that the Whitehead Research Project has begun work on the Critical Edition of Whitehead, which will for the first time make available, in both print and digital format, the complete published and unpublished writings of Alfred North Whitehead. Initial work will focus on publishing volumes of previously-unpublished correspondence and largely unexamined student lecture notes.
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New Publication: Foundations of Relational Realism (June 10, 2013)
coverIt is our pleasure to announce the publication of the third volume of the Contemporary Whitehead Studies series: Foundations of Relational Realism: A Topological Approach to Quantum Mechanics and the Philosophy of Nature. In this unique two-part volume, designed to be comprehensible to both specialists and non-specialists, the authors chart out a pathway forward by identifying the central deficiency in most interpretations of quantum mechanics.
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Experience & Reality: Thinking with Whitehead and American Pragmatism (November 9, 2012)
In keeping with its mission to analyze the relevance of Whitehead's thought in dialogue with contemporary philosophies, the Whitehead Research Project is hosting it's sixth international conference to explore current lines of congruence and tension between American pragmatism and contemporary Whitehead scholarship. This conference will encourage original and creative work by leading scholars that not only furthers the understanding of American Philosophy, but seeks to advance it.
Date: November 29-December 1, 2012
Location: Claremont, CA
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Forthcoming Publication: Foundations of Relational Realism (August 23, 2012)
The Contemporary Whitehead Studies series is pleased to announce its third volume: Foundations of Relational Realism: Quantum Mechanics, Category Theory, and the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead. Forthcoming in 2013, in this unique two-part volume, designed to be comprehensible by both specialists and non-specialists, the authors demonstrate that the decoherent histories interpretation of quantum mechanics, structured within a category theoretic topological formalism, provides a coherent and consistent Whiteheadian internal-relational framework by which local quantum events can be globally related both causally and logically.
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