The Event Universe: The Revisionary Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead (Crosscurrents EUP)
Released! 08/01/2015
The Event Universe: The Revisionary Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead (Crosscurrents EUP)
by Leemon B. McHenry
Hardcover

What kinds of things are events? Battles, explosions, accidents, crashes, rock concerts would be typical examples of events and these would be reinforced in the way we speak about the world. Philosophers following Aristotle have claimed that events are dependent on substances such as physical objects and persons. But with the advances of modern physics, some philosophers and physicists have argued that events are the basic entities of reality and what we perceive as physical bodies are just v... read more