top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Whitehead's Religious Thought
From Mechanism to Organism, From Force to Persuasion
Whitehead's Religious Thought
Click on image to enlarge

Daniel A. Dombrowski - Author
Price: $85.00 
Hardcover - 204 pages
Release Date: January 2017
ISBN10: N/A
ISBN13: 978-1-4384-6429-9

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

Available as a Kindle Edition.
Click icon below...


Summary Read First Chapter image missing

Presents the process theistic thought of Whitehead as a third alternative between classical theism and religious skepticism.

This original interpretation of the religious thought of Alfred North Whitehead highlights Whitehead’s moves from mechanism to organism, and from force to persuasion to offer a third alternative between classical theism and religious skepticism. Daniel A. Dombrowski argues that the move from force to persuasion, in particular, is not only fundamental to Whitehead’s own thought and to process thought in general, but is a necessary condition for the continuing existence of civilized life. Following this line of analysis, Dombrowski demonstrates Whitehead’s relevance to contemporary work in philosophy of mind, political philosophy, and environmental ethics by placing him in dialogue with six major thinkers: David Ray Griffin, Isabelle Stengers, John Rawls, Charles Hartshorne, Judith Butler, and William Wordsworth.

“This is a clear and insightful work of political theology.” — CHOICE

“This mature synthesis of the full range of central concerns that have played out across Dombrowski’s long and extraordinarily productive career represents an important contribution to the contemporary literature of process thought. Moreover, because his work has always embraced influences from outside of the process community, this book will have the additional value of introducing many process-oriented readers to nonprocess perspectives, which Dombrowski presents with great care and accuracy.” — Derek Malone-France, author of Faith, Fallibility, and the Virtue of Anxiety: An Essay in Religion and Political Liberalism

Daniel A. Dombrowski is Professor of Philosophy at Seattle University. He is the author of many books, including Rawls and Religion: The Case for Political Liberalism; A Platonic Philosophy of Religion: A Process Perspective; and A History of the Concept of God: A Process Approach, all published by SUNY Press.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

Introduction
Abbreviations of Works by Whitehead

1. Griffin’s Panexperientialism as Perennial Philosophy

2. Stengers on Whitehead on God

3. Rawlsian Political Liberalism and Process Thought

4. Hartshorne, the Process Concept of God, and Pacifism

5. Butler and Grievable Lives

6. Wordsworth, Whitehead, and the Romantic Reaction

Bibliography
Index of Names


Related Subjects
4-6429-9/4-6430-5(CA/DG/AV)

Related Titles

The Politics of Unreason
The Politics of Unreason
Essays in Ancient Greek Philosophy II
Essays in Ancient Greek Philosophy II
Neoplatonism and Indian Thought
Neoplatonism and Indian Thought
The State of Sovereignty
The State of Sovereignty
Wittgenstein
Wittgenstein
Moral Relativism and Chinese Philosophy
Moral Relativism and Chinese Philosophy
The Good Is One, Its Manifestations Many
The Good Is One, Its Manifestations Many
Simone Weil
Simone Weil
Kierkegaard and Kant
Kierkegaard and Kant
Moral Luck
Moral Luck



 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg