“The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.”
–Alfred North Whitehead

Agency in the Universe: Towards a Physics of the World-Soul

My book on Whitehead’s relevance to scientific cosmology.

 

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6 responses to “Agency in the Universe: Towards a Physics of the World-Soul”

  1. […] Matt hit on this, to some small extent in his response video and another video (found at: https://footnotes2plato.com/2013/12/07/agency-in-the-universe-towards-a-physics-of-the-world-soul/)[4], but the word “hylozoism” escaped him.  It is the idea that, in all matter, there is some […]

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    […] to milliern for his commentary on and reflections about an exchange Professor Corey Anton, myself, and others have been having on YouTube. I’m reposting my comment to him […]

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  4. Tom Avatar
    Tom

    Hey Matt, have you read any Galen Strawson or David Skrbina on Panpsychism?
    It may have the potential to become the foundations of a new world view.

    1. Matthew David Segall Avatar

      I have. I don’t think they emphasize the process relational dimension enough, though. Still too substance-based.

      Whitehead’s panexperientalism is the most sophisticated and compatible with science and spirituality that I’ve come across.

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    […] to milliern for his commentary on and reflections about an exchange Professor Corey Anton, myself, and others have been having on YouTube. I’m reposting my comment to him […]

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