Whitehead’s Quantum of Explanation: Thinking with Auxier and Herstein

“Our central idea is that concrete existence explains the abstract aspects of experience and not vice-versa.” -Auxier and Herstein “So long as necessity is taken to be the guarantor of rationality, the conception of rationality advocated will be as useless to science as it is to practical life.” -Auxier and Herstein Below I offer some [...]

Idealism, Materialism, Non-dualism

A response to Owlmirror on Pharyngula, You suggest that idealism is incoherent because 1) it doesn't explain "things acting under purely physical rules, rather than mental states." -What is a physical rule, exactly? How are these rules or laws determined, and why, as in the case of our particular universe, are they so organized as [...]