top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Process and Analysis
Whitehead, Hartshorne, and the Analytic Tradition
Process and Analysis
Click on image to enlarge

George W. Shields - Editor
SUNY Series in Philosophy
Price: $71.50 
Hardcover - 272 pages
Release Date: November 2002
ISBN10: 0-7914-5573-4
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-5573-9

Quantity:  
Price: $31.95 
Paperback - 272 pages
Release Date: November 2002
ISBN10: 0-7914-5574-2
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-5574-6

Quantity:  
Available as a Google eBook
for other eReaders and tablet devices.
Click icon below...


Summary Read First Chapter image missing

Leading thinkers from both traditions explore common philosophical topics.

Process and Analysis
brings together an unprecedented collection of the world’s leading contemporary process and analytic philosophers to explore philosophical topics of common interest. The contributors examine a wide variety of explicit and implicit commonalities and differences of approach to such central philosophical issues as the nature and status of events, time, space, relations, particulars, and God. This unique collection demonstrates that both traditions have important things to say to one another. In fact, a largely ignored conversation between the two traditions has been carried on since at least the days of Whitehead’s influence on early Cambridge analytic philosophy. This long awaited volume is an invaluable research tool for scholars and students alike working in the areas of analytic and process philosophy.

“This book builds a needed bridge between process metaphysics and contemporary analytic philosophy. Even readers who are very familiar with either tradition will find the book interesting, because the contributors uncover connections that are surprising. Shields has done a great job of collecting authors who are up to the task.” — Daniel A. Dombrowski, author of Analytic Theism, Hartshorne, and the Concept of God

Contributors include James A. Bradley, Richard M. Gale, George L. Goodwin, John W. Lango, Billy Joe Lucas, George R. Lucas Jr., Leemon McHenry, Willard Van Orman Quine, Nicholas Rescher, George W. Shields, and Donald W. Viney.

George W. Shields is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Division of Literature, Languages, and Philosophy at Kentucky State University. He is coeditor (with Mark H. Shale) of Science, Technology, and Religious Ideas.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

PART ONE: OVERVIEWS

1. Introduction: On the Interface of Analytic and Process Philosophy
George W. Shields

2. The Promise of Process Philosophy
Nicholas Rescher

3. Whitehead and Wittgenstein: The Critique of Enlightenment and the Question Concerning Metaphysics
George R. Lucas Jr.

PART TWO: PROCESS PHILOSOPHY AND ISSUES IN ANALYTIC METAPHYSICS

4. Disanalogies Between Space and Time
Richard M. Gale

5. Relational Particulars and Whitehead's Metaphysics
John W. Lango

6. Whitehead and the Analysis of the Propositional Function
James Bradley

7. Quine and Whitehead: Ontology and Methodology
Leemon McHenry

8. Response to Leemon McHenry
Willard Van Orman Quine

9. De Re Modality and the Ontological Argument
George L. Goodwin

10. The Second Epistemic Way
Billy Joe Lucas

11. The Logic of Future Contingents
George W. Shields and Donald W. Viney

Notes on Contributors

Index of Names



Related Subjects
41007/41006(JFB//MC)

Related Titles

Listening and Voice
Listening and Voice
In the Spirit of Critique
In the Spirit of Critique
Whitehead's Metaphysics of Extension and Solidarity
Whitehead's Metaphysics of Extension and Solidarity
The Public Realm
The Public Realm
Intuition and Ideality
Intuition and Ideality
Merleau-Ponty and the Possibilities of Philosophy
Merleau-Ponty and the Possibilities of Philosophy
Democratizing Technology
Democratizing Technology
Hans-Georg Gadamer on Education, Poetry, and History
Hans-Georg Gadamer on Education, Poetry, and History
Philosophical Dialectics
Philosophical Dialectics
Hypothesis and the Spiral of Reflection
Hypothesis and the Spiral of Reflection



 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg