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

Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition of Whitehead year-end update, winter 2020

In our final Edition update of last year, we started by noting that we had just submitted the completed manuscript for the second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures (HL2) to Edinburgh University Press. After a long copy-editing and proofing process, the proofs have been locked off and the book is ready for publication. We have… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead year-end update, winter 2020

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Whitehead Reading Group 2021

The Whitehead Research Project is excited to announce an opportunity to explore and discuss the contents of the Whitehead Research Library (WRL). Launched in February 2019, the WRL contains archival Whitehead materials seldom or never seen before, including almost the entirety of the papers donated to WRP by Whitehead’s grandson. Starting in late January 2021,… Read More Whitehead Reading Group 2021

New Books

Untying the Gordian Knot

Available from Lexington Books Amazon Untying the Gordian Knot: Process, Reality, and Context Timothy E. EastmanPublication Date: December, 2020 In Untying the Gordian Knot: Process, Reality, and Context, Timothy E. Eastman proposes a new creative synthesis, the Logoi framework—which is radically inclusive and incorporates both actuality and potentiality—to show how the fundamental notions of process, logic, and relations,… Read More Untying the Gordian Knot

New Books

Mind, Value, and Cosmos

Available from Lexington Books Amazon Mind, Value, and Cosmos: On the Relational Nature of Ultimacy Andrew M. DavisPublication Date: October, 2020 Mind, Value, and Cosmos: On the Relational Nature of Ultimacy is an investigation into the nature of ultimacy and explanation, particularly as it relates to the status of, and relationship among Mind, Value, and the… Read More Mind, Value, and Cosmos

Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, fall 2020

The thing presently at the forefront of our minds is once again the second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard Lectures (HL2). We now have the first round of proofs in our hands, and we’re diligently looking through them to make sure that everything is as it should be. The presence of many mathematical/logical symbols makes it… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, fall 2020

Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, summer 2020

Since the last quarterly update, the major milestone we’ve reached is the one we already announced shortly after its publication: the release of “Whitehead’s Lost Papers,” a donation of Whitehead’s grandson and heir, George Whitehead. It had been over a year since the donation, and the scans now publicly available at the Whitehead Research Library… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, summer 2020

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The Whitehead book that never was

Amongst the roughly five hundred items from Whitehead’s Lost Papers that were recently posted online, there was a two-page preface to an unpublished collection of Whitehead’s essays with handwritten emendations (see above). This preface was briefly discussed and parts of it quoted in the second volume of Lowe’s biography on Whitehead,[1] but it has not… Read More The Whitehead book that never was