New Publication: The Harvard Lectures of Alfred North Whitehead, 1924-1925: Philosophical Presuppositions of Science After years of diligent 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 following article also appears in issue 39.1 of Process Perspectives. 2016 WRP Conference: A Whiteheadian Laboratory by Joseph Petek As the lead organizer of the last couple of WRP’s conferences, my most vivid impressions of our most recent event have to do with the way it confounded my planning and expectations.
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?
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
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 Divine Manifold, Roland Faber, (Lexington Books, 2014) is a postmodern enquiry in intersecting themes of the concept and reality of multiplicity in a chaosmos that does not refuse a dimension of theopoetics, but rather defines it in terms of divine polyphilia, the love of multiplicity.
The Allure of Things: Process and Object in Contemporary Philosophy, Roland Faber and Andrew Goffey, eds., (Lanham, MD: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014) contests the view that metaphysics is something to be overcome. By focusing on process and object oriented ontology (OOO) and rejecting the privileging of human existence over the existence of non-human objects, this collection… Read More New Book: The Allure of Things
Available from Bloomsbury Academic Publishing Amazon The Allure of Things: Process and Object in Contemporary Philosophy Roland Faber and Andrew Goffey, eds. (Lanham, MD: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014) The Allure of Things: Process and Object in Contemporary Philosophy contests the view that metaphysics is something to be overcome. By focusing on process and object oriented ontology… Read More New Book: The Allure of Things
Agreement With Presses to Publish Critical Edition It is our great pleasure to announce that the editorial board of the Critical Edition of Whitehead has come to an agreement with Edinburgh University Press to publish the print edition of the published and unpublished works of Alfred North Whitehead. Moreover, through an agreement with Oxford University… Read More News: Critical Edition
Beyond Superlatives: Regenerating Whitehead’s Philosophy of Experience, R. Faber, J. R. Hustwit, and H. Phelps, eds., (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2014) is a collection of essays, drawn from the latest generation of Whitehead scholars, that explores how, in the deconstruction of certain concepts, an unceasing invitation of possibility and change is released, both in relation to… Read More New Book: Beyond Superlatives