Life and Process: Towards a New Biophilosophy


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Alfred North Whitehead is arguably the most original 20th-century philosopher of nature and metaphysics. In recent decades a number of physicists have produced ground-breaking new theories in fundamental physics influenced by his process philosophy. In contrast, few biologists are even aware that Whitehead's radical rethinking of the Cartesian assumptions implicit in 19th-century sciences might be relevant to their enterprise. This book seeks to fill this gap by exploring how Whitehead's process ontology might provide a new ...

Life and Process: Towards a New Biophilosophy 2014, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783110343267