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Alfred North Whitehead

philosophy of mind | Community | Science | science vs. religion | faith

Alfred North Whitehead and the "Facts"

How an old philosophical trap continues to ensnare us today

June 3, 2021

philosophy of mind | metaphysical realism | internal realism | Jewish philosophy | Pierre Hadot | Franz Rosenzweig | Martin Buber | Emmanuel Levinas | Ludwig Wiggtenstein | God

Hilary Putnam (1926-2016): A Philosopher of Science's Late-Life Return to His Native Judaism

Students and scholars from a wide range of academic disciplines will be familiar with Hilary Putnam. Born in Chicago, in 1926, to secular-Jewish parents who championed Communism, a political cause he likewise espoused for much of his life, Putnam tur...

April 28, 2016