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

How is Natural Science Possible?: Whitehead’s first lecture at Harvard

I read Whitehead’s first lecture at Harvard, delivered in September 1924, which focuses on the metaphysical possibility of modern natural science. This lecture was just published in Process Studies 48.2. Here’s a link to the interview of Lynn Margulis I mention at the beginning.




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