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Metaphor and interpretation in Whitehead"s philosophy of organism.

Donald Byron Kintner

Metaphor and interpretation in Whitehead"s philosophy of organism.

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Thesis (Ph. D.)--The Queen"s University of Belfast, 1974.

ContributionsWhitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947.
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Pagination1 v
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Metaphor and interpretation in Whitehead"s philosophy of organism. by Donald Byron Kintner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nobo's book is in many ways a more technical and dense book to read in comparison to this book, but the critical analysis and attempt to make sense of what Whitehead was expressing goes much deeper in Nobo's book.

The book also makes no attempt to contextualise Whitehead's philosophy in previous metaphysical ideas/5(4). Metaphor and Interpretation in Whitehead's Philosophy of Organism.

Author: Kintner, D. ISNI: Awarding Body: Queen's University of Belfast Current Institution: Queen's University Belfast Date of Award: Availability of Full Text. WHITEHEAD S PHILOSOPHY OF ORGANISM: PREFACE: THERE is no substitute for the first-hand study of a philosopher and if this book were to be looked on as in any way intended as a summary or epitome of Professor Whitehead s Philosophy of Organism, it had better never have been : Dorothy Mary Emmet.

His later work in process philosophy represented a new direction. Although not explicitly a philosophy of mathematics, it provides a suggested metaphor for philosophy of mathematics.

This paper explores the possible implications of organismic and process philosophy, both for the philosophy of mathematics, and for mathematics education and by: 3. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Hope Christian Church Kybalion, The by INITIATES, The Three Gelab - Ready Steady Go.

The term ‘process view’ was chosen because the concept of organism is central in my interpretation; Whitehead called his process philosophy the ‘philosophy of organism.’ I find the organizing principles of this process view in its basic agreement with the formalist understanding of the doctrine.

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International Journal of Philosophy N.o 1, Juniopp. ISSN: doi: /zenodo [Recibido: 19 de febrero de / Aceptado: 9 de abril de ] Metaphor or Method. Jennifer Mensch’s Organicist Kant Interpretation in Context 1 Metáfora o método. Contextualizando la interpretación organicista de Kant de. Whiteheads symbolism as process philosophy of the sign1 [draft of 27/12/16, all comments welcome] There was certainly no recognition that I was reading not only one of Whiteheads most important books but one of the most important books of the century.2 This essay begins with an extended analysis of Whiteheads terms and arguments from his Symbolism.

comprehension of metaphors and similes to better understand this literal-figurative divide. The study reported in the first manuscript, employing off-line ratings and property-listing tasks, examined how metaphors and similes are interpreted, and how such statements are used on the Internet.

Section 6. The implications of Whitehead's metaphysics for the ontological status of number Part Two. Foundational Concepts for the Philosophy of Organism Chapter III. Organism and Environment Section 7.

Organic mechanism Section 8. Organism Section 9. Environment Chapter IV. The Order of Nature Section The problem of societies Section Metaphor has been instrumental in shaping the fabric of western thought.

Pepper () presented a persuasive case for how root metaphors mold our thinking. There is a simple root metaphor — mechanism, organism, or mind — lying at the heart of every intellectual paradigm: “a world hypothesis is determined by its root metaphor” (p.

96). Preface --Acknowledgements --Abbreviations --Whitehead's way --Alfred North Whitehead and his philosophy --The metaphysical system --Whitehead's philosophy of science --Whitehead's philosophy of religion --The development of Whitehead's philosophy --Introduction to part II --The first period of Whitehead's work: Universal algebra and Principia mathematica --The first period of Whitehead's.

Keller () discusses how we have understood these phenomena throughout the history of biology in terms of fundamental metaphors, especially understanding organisms as machines and ecosystems as organisms. Levin () discusses problems with the Gaia metaphor, named after the mythical goddess of nature.

Each of these concrete metaphors has. How and where does the phenomenon of metaphor “fit” in Whitehead’s speculative scheme, and what contributions, if any, does the philosophy of organism provide for contemporary discourse on metaphor.

The author maintains that the irreducible metaphor is a verbal approximation of a species of imaginative propositions. Philosophy of Education. Searching for the Foundations of Whitehead's Philosophy of Education. Robert B. Mellert Brookdale Community College. ABSTRACT: The inspiration for this paper comes from the Fiftieth Anniversary of the death of Alfred North Whitehead and the theme of this Congress.

In Aims of Education, Whitehead describes the role of freedom and limitation in the educational process. In a standard metaphor or simile, the first term ('time') is called thetopicand the second term ('river') is called the vehicle.

The interpretation of the metaphor is called the ground. In a good metaphor, the interpretation reveals something interesting about the topic, and some- times about the vehicle as well. Biology and Whitehead's Philosophy of Organism. Whitehead’s philosophy of organism rejects the bifurcation of such qualities, as well as any type of arbitrary ontological dualism.

Nonetheless, it must be admitted that the widespread acceptance of dualism during the modern period implies that, as an abstract scheme, it can prove elucidatory of the texture of experience in some instances.

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An Essay in Cosmology: Corrected Edition. The metaphor of society as an organism marked the introduction of anthropomorph, organicistic approach into the interpretation and understanding of social processes.

Although its roots could be traced back to the ancient times, it became almost paradigmatic at the turn of the 20th century, with the arrival of the founder of cellular pathology. Alfred North Whitehead (AKA A.

Whitehead) ( - ) was a British mathematician, logician and philosopher. He is considered one of the founding figures of Analytic Philosophy, and he contributed significantly to 20th Century Logic, especially the new symbolic type of Logic he developed in the epochal "Principia Mathematica", along with co-author Bertrand Russell.

"Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time." --E.P. Whipple 3. "A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors." --Henry Ward Beecher 4.

"Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind."--James Russell Lowell 5. Process philosophy — also ontology of becoming, processism, or philosophy of organism — identifies metaphysical reality with change. In opposition to the classical model of change as illusory or accidental, process philosophy regards change as the cornerstone of reality—the cornerstone of being thought of as becoming.

Since the time of Plato and Aristotle, some philosophers have posited true. Caroline Myss, Ph.D., best selling author of Sacred Contracts, Anatomy of the Spirit and Why People Don't Heal says: Tompkins and Lawley have written a book that provides people with a tool for profound analysis and insight.

The use of metaphors as a means of evaluating how you order your world, your relationships, your occupation, and interpret the experiences of your life is invaluable. Nietzsche, Biology and Metaphor. combined and evolved into tissues in metazoan organisms. Philosophy may thus open up new avenues of thought to biologists.

of an interpretation about. Whitehead suggests that something like that coherence of internality extends all the way down to the most primitive unit of reality. He calls his system a “Philosophy of Organism,” 35 as organism is a better and more inclusive metaphor for how entities in the.

The Novum Organum, fully Novum Organum, sive indicia vera de Interpretatione Naturae ("New organon, or true directions concerning the interpretation of nature"), is a philosophical work by Francis Bacon, written in Latin and published in The title is a reference to Aristotle's work Organon, which was his treatise on logic and Novum Organum, Bacon details a new system of.

Carolyn Merchant (born J in Rochester, New York) is an American ecofeminist philosopher and historian of science most famous for her theory (and book of the same title) on 'The Death of Nature', whereby she identifies the Enlightenment as the period when science began to atomize, objectify and dissect nature, foretelling its eventual conception as inert.

RETHINKING WHITEHEAD A critique of Whitehead’s metaphysical cosmology D. Khashaba Prefatory By way of preface, let me tell the story of this essay. I have always admired Whitehead and have always thought him the profoundest philosopher of the twentieth century. In Quest of Reality () I devoted a chapter (VII) to Whitehead.

In Metaphysical. Kosheek Sewchurran and Irwin Brown: [M]etaphor is a basic structural form of experience by which human beings engage, organize, and understand their organizational metaphor is a well-known way in which organizational experiences are characterized.

We have come to understand organizations as machines, organisms, brains, cultures, political systems, psychic prisons. Alfred North Whitehead OM FRS FBA (15 February – 30 December ) was an English mathematician and is best known as the defining figure of the philosophical school known as process philosophy, which today has found application to a wide variety of disciplines, including ecology, theology, education, physics, biology, economics, and psychology, among other areas.

The exciting developments which led to the „new“ quantum theory of Heisenberg and Schrödinger, and to the „Copenhagen Interpretation“ of that theory, took place almost simultaneously with Whitehead’s elaboration of the philosophy of organism.

Because it laid the foundation for nearly all subsequent epistemologies, Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason has overshadowed his other interests in natural history and the life sciences, which scholars have long considered as separate from his rigorous theoretical philosophy—until now.

In Kant’s Organicism, Jennifer Mensch draws a crucial link between these spheres by showing how. In business schools, metaphor was popularized as a method of description and analysis by Gareth Morgan (, ).

In his influential book, Images of Organization, Morgan () applied different metaphors to organizations, principally business organizations. The organization is a machine. The organization is an organism. The claim that viruses are alive is only a metaphor based on anthropocentric interpretations of viral replication.

• Viruses are replicated in infected cells in so-called viral factories that do not transform a virus into a living organism. • The metaphor of living viruses has no place in the Tree of Life metaphor.

My Whitehead article in Philosophy Now magazine: (also in Philosophy Now's 'The. Organization as Organism Metaphor Concerned with the environment (boundaries, adaptation, and survival) The org is an open system understood as an ongoing and evolving process adapting to environmental change.