I am very happy to announce that we have promoted our longtime Assistant Editor, Dr. Joe Petek, to Associate Editor of the Critical Edition of Whitehead. After working part-time with us for nine years while earning his doctorate, Joe will now work full-time for the Edition. It is only through the generous and unfailing support… Read More Joseph Petek promoted to Associate Editor of the Critical Edition of Whitehead
By Brian G. Henning, Executive Editor, Critical Edition of Whitehead It is not yet widely known that Martin Luther King, Jr. was influenced by Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophy of organism. In honor of Martin Luther King day 2022, we thought we’d share what we’ve learned about this unexpected connection. I first learned of the connection… Read More A. N. Whitehead’s Influence on Martin Luther King Jr.
Alfred North Whitehead had three children, two sons and a daughter. It is not uncommon for Whitehead scholars to reference T. North and Eric Alfred. We hear decidedly less about A. N. Whitehead’s second child and only daughter, Jessie Marie. This is a shame, as Jessie is perhaps the most interesting of ANW’s three children.… Read More Whitehead’s Daughter, Jessie
The status of Lucien Price’s Dialogues of Alfred North Whitehead has been of interest to Whitehead scholars for some time. Research for the Critical Edition of Whitehead has revealed several accounts that invite a reassessment. Junius Lucien Price (1883-1964) was born in Brimfield, Ohio. After graduating from Western Reserve Academy in Ohio, he moved to… Read More Revisiting Lucien Price’s Dialogues
by Brian G. Henning For decades it has been well known that Alfred North Whitehead’s papers and correspondence were burned or destroyed. What unknown materials were forever lost to the flame has been a source of speculation for more than seventy years. Were there unpublished manuscripts? Were there early drafts of published works? With whom… Read More On the recently discovered Whitehead papers