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

Thinking Cosmologically with Whitehead

Below is a presentation on Whitehead’s contributions to the natural sciences for the Cobb Institute several weeks ago. My talk is followed by some remarks by plasma physicist Timothy Eastman (editor of https://www.sunypress.edu/p-3844-physics-and-whitehead.aspx):



2 responses to “Thinking Cosmologically with Whitehead”

  1. dmf Avatar

    thanks for the link, I appreciate that the respondent was explicit that he was betting on speculations about the coming of a unified theory that we don’t have, tho not sure why anyone in science would bet on “common-sense” experiences of daily life given all we know about how blinkered cognition/experience is, maybe the two are related and he is making the same kind of hunch based bet we get from all the folks talking about “Information” as some kind of grand organizer?

  2. Milliern Avatar

    This is a great start to a discussion. I’d love to see this discussion continue.

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