publication . Article . 2005

On Whitehead and Deleuze: The Process of Materiality

Michael Halewood;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2005 Journal: Configurations, volume 13, pages 57-76 (eissn: 1080-6520, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Project Muse
  • Country: United Kingdom
In his long career, Whitehead was, variously, a mathematician, speculative physicist, historian of science, philosopher of science, and philosopher in his own right. As such, he occupies a perhaps unique place within recent western thought. Not only did he advance scientific thought, he also developed a novel, systematic philosophical understanding of science based on a deep historical appreciation of both its theoretical premises and its practical procedures. Whitehead did not dismiss science, he did not see it as divorced from philosophy, nor did he accept the premises which, he maintained, still inform much of modern science. One of Whitehead’s great achievem...
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1 Alfred N. Whitehead, Modes of Thought (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1938) p. 183.

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