Process Philosophy

[Revised entry by Johanna Seibt on October 26, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Process philosophy is based on the premise that being is dynamic and that the dynamic nature
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[Revised entry by Johanna Seibt on October 26, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Process philosophy is based on the premise that being is dynamic and that the dynamic nature of being should be the primary focus of any comprehensive philosophical account of reality and our place within it. Even though we experience our world and ourselves as continuously changing, Western metaphysics has long been obsessed with describing reality as an assembly of static individuals whose dynamic features are either taken to be mere appearances or ontologically secondary and derivative. For process philosophers the adventure of philosophy...

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News source: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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