An Introduction to the Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead: Stubborn Fact and Creative Advance

An Introduction to the Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead: Stubborn Fact and Creative Advance

By: Thomas E. Hosinki (author)Paperback

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an attractive alternative to Victor Lowe's Understanding Whitehead, Ivor Leclerc's Whitehead's Metaphysics, and Donald Sherburne's A Key to Whitehead's Process and Reality...Recommended for advanced undergraduates and beyond.-CHOICE

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Thomas E. Hosinski is professor at the University of Portland in Oregon.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Whitehead and His Philosophy of Organism Part 2 Part I: Human Experience and Actual Entities Chapter 3 Human Experience and Common Sense Chapter 4 The Theory of Concrescence: Initial Phase Chapter 5 Theory of Concrescence: Responsive and Integrative Phases Chapter 6 The Theory of Concrescence: The Supplemental Phases in "Higher Grade" Occasions Chapter 7 Societies and Grades of Actual Occasions Part 8 Part II: God and the World Chapter 9 The Primordial Nature of God: The Unity of Actuality Chapter 10 The Ultimacy of God Part 11 Part III: Whitehead and Christian Theology Chapter 12 The Usefulness of Whitehead's Philosophy for Christian Theology

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/08/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780847678280
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 286
  • ID: 9780847678280
  • weight: 372
  • ISBN10: 0847678288

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