Call for Papers, Conference Announcement, News

Announcing the Second Critical Edition of Whitehead conference + Call for papers

We are pleased to announce that a two-day virtual conference on the significance of the second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures will take place on Friday and Saturday, 17–18 September 2021, 8:00AM–noon PST (GMT-8). Registration for the conference is free. You can see full details for the conference here. If you would like to submit… Read More Announcing the Second Critical Edition of Whitehead conference + Call for papers

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

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

Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, spring 2020

We had set ourselves two major tasks for this year: (1) finish cataloging and uploading the Whitehead papers to the Whitehead Research Library in order to be able to make them more widely available to the public, and (2) transcribe the original versions of Whitehead’s collected papers (i.e., those essays not subsequently published in monographs),… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, spring 2020

Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition of Whitehead year-end update, winter 2019

It has been a momentous and somewhat exhausting year for the Critical Edition of Whitehead. The “exhausting” part can largely be attributed to our work on the recently submitted second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures, the completion of which consumed the bulk of our efforts for the year. Transcription of materials for the volume started… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead year-end update, winter 2019

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Second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures submitted to publisher

We are extremely pleased to announce that editing is complete for the second volume of the Edinburgh Critical Edition of the Complete Works of Alfred North Whitehead, and the manuscript has now been submitted to Edinburgh University Press. The full title will be: The Harvard Lectures of Alfred North Whitehead: General Metaphysical Problems of Science,… Read More Second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard lectures submitted to publisher

Critical Edition Update

Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, fall 2019

We are extremely pleased to announce that, aside from some minor formatting tasks, the editing of all materials for the second volume of Whitehead’s Harvard Lectures is now complete. This includes: 29 Radcliffe lectures for fall 1925, 78 Harvard lectures for 1925–26, 63 Harvard lectures for 1926–27, 10 seminar sessions for 1926–27, plus four guest… Read More Critical Edition of Whitehead quarterly update, fall 2019