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Thinking with Whitehead

A Free and Wild Creation of Concepts

Isabelle Stengers

Translated by Michael Chase

Foreword by Bruno Latour

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ISBN 9780674416970

Publication: September 2014

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554 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Foreword: What Is Given in Experience? by Bruno Latour
  • Abbreviations and References
  • Introduction: Whitehead Today?
  • I. From the Philosophy of Nature to Metaphysics
    • 1. The Mathematician and the Sunset
    • 2. Events and Passage
    • 3. The Foothold of the Mind
    • 4. There It Is Again
    • 5. Attention to Objects
    • 6. The Ingression of Scientific Objects
    • 7. Interlude: A Pragmatics of Concepts
    • 8. Science and the Modern World: A Strange Book
    • 9. A New Epoch?
    • 10. From the Concept of Nature to the Order of Nature
    • 11. Scientific Objects and the Test of the Organism
    • 12. The Event from Its Own Standpoint?
    • 13. Entry into Metaphysics
    • 14. The Great Refusal
  • II. Cosmology
    • 15. Hic Circuli, Hic Saltus
    • 16. Thinking under the Constraint of Creativity
    • 17. The Risks of Speculative Interpretation
    • 18. Feeling One’s World
    • 19. Justifying Life?
    • 20. The Adventure of the Senses
    • 21. Actuality between Physics and the Divine
    • 22. And They Became Souls
    • 23. Modes of Existence, Modes of Thought
    • 24. God and the World
    • 25. An Adventure of Ideas
  • Conclusion: Word of a Dragon, Word of Trance
  • Index