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A.N. Whitehead and Social Theory : Tracing a Culture of Thought

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A.N. Whitehead and Social Theory : Tracing a Culture of Thought
Title
A.N. Whitehead and Social Theory
Title remainder
Tracing a Culture of Thought
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book outlines A.N. Whitehead's philosophy of process and uses it to re-orient a range of topics within social theory, namely: the relation of language and the body; sexual difference and conceptions of nature; the question of realism; the concept of the social; and capitalism as process
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Halewood, Michael
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Key Issues in Modern Sociology
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  • Whitehead, Alfred North
  • Whitehead, Alfred North
  • Social sciences
  • Sociology
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Social sciences
  • Sociology
Label
A.N. Whitehead and Social Theory : Tracing a Culture of Thought
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Main Matter; Chapter One: A CULTURE OF THOUGHT -- THEBIFURCATION OF NATURE; Metaphysics and Sociology; A Culture of Thought -- The Bifurcation of Nature; Philosophy, Science and Contemporary Thought; Chapter Two: INTRODUCING WHITEHEAD'S PHILOSOPHY -- THE LURE OF WHITEHEAD; Subjects and Experience; Actual Entities; Prehensions; Power; Relativity; Creativity; Chapter Three: 'A THOROUGH-GOING REALISM' -- WHITEHEAD ON CAUSE AND CONFORMATION; The Problem of Cause; Realism and Transcendence
  • Cause and Conformation in WhiteheadPresentational Immediacy; Causal Efficacy; Conformation; Chapter Four: THE VALUE OF EXISTENCE; Facts, Values and the Nineteenth Century; Whitehead on Value; What is an Eternal Object?; Chapter Five: SOCIETIES, THE SOCIAL AND SUBJECTIVITY; The Birth of the Social; Sociology and Sociality -- Defining the Terms; Whitehead on Societies; The Individual and Society; Subjectivity and Individuality; Subjective Aim; Conclusion; Chapter Six: LANGUAGE AND THE BODY -- FROM SIGNIFICATION TO SYMBOLISM; The Problem of Language and the Body -- The Problem of Signification
  • Symbolism and Symbolic ReferenceSymbolism, Language and the Body; Chapter Seven: THIS NATURE WHICH IS NOT ONE; Reapproaching Sexual Difference; Whitehead and Irigaray on the Problem of the 'One'; Nature is at least Two; Difference and Opposition; Gender and the Process of Becoming. The "Withness of the Body"; Conclusion; Chapter Eight: CAPITALISM, PROCESS AND ABSTRACTION; Marx on Capitalism; Abstractions in the Head; Abstractions in Reality; Value-Form; Conclusion; Back Matter; NOTES; Chapter One: A Culture of Thought -- The Bifurcation of Nature
  • Chapter Two: Introducing Whitehead's Philosophy -The Lure of WhiteheadChapter Three: 'A Thorough-Going Realism' -- Whitehead On Cause and Conformation; Chapter Four: The Value of Existence; Chapter Five: Societies, the Social and Subjectivity; Chapter Six: Language and the Body -- From Signification to Symbolism; Chapter Seven: This Nature Which Is Not One; Chapter Eight: Capitalism, Process and Abstraction; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn775301879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (198 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857283986
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613426581
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 342658
  • 22573/ctt1gwx6q6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775301879
Label
A.N. Whitehead and Social Theory : Tracing a Culture of Thought
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Main Matter; Chapter One: A CULTURE OF THOUGHT -- THEBIFURCATION OF NATURE; Metaphysics and Sociology; A Culture of Thought -- The Bifurcation of Nature; Philosophy, Science and Contemporary Thought; Chapter Two: INTRODUCING WHITEHEAD'S PHILOSOPHY -- THE LURE OF WHITEHEAD; Subjects and Experience; Actual Entities; Prehensions; Power; Relativity; Creativity; Chapter Three: 'A THOROUGH-GOING REALISM' -- WHITEHEAD ON CAUSE AND CONFORMATION; The Problem of Cause; Realism and Transcendence
  • Cause and Conformation in WhiteheadPresentational Immediacy; Causal Efficacy; Conformation; Chapter Four: THE VALUE OF EXISTENCE; Facts, Values and the Nineteenth Century; Whitehead on Value; What is an Eternal Object?; Chapter Five: SOCIETIES, THE SOCIAL AND SUBJECTIVITY; The Birth of the Social; Sociology and Sociality -- Defining the Terms; Whitehead on Societies; The Individual and Society; Subjectivity and Individuality; Subjective Aim; Conclusion; Chapter Six: LANGUAGE AND THE BODY -- FROM SIGNIFICATION TO SYMBOLISM; The Problem of Language and the Body -- The Problem of Signification
  • Symbolism and Symbolic ReferenceSymbolism, Language and the Body; Chapter Seven: THIS NATURE WHICH IS NOT ONE; Reapproaching Sexual Difference; Whitehead and Irigaray on the Problem of the 'One'; Nature is at least Two; Difference and Opposition; Gender and the Process of Becoming. The "Withness of the Body"; Conclusion; Chapter Eight: CAPITALISM, PROCESS AND ABSTRACTION; Marx on Capitalism; Abstractions in the Head; Abstractions in Reality; Value-Form; Conclusion; Back Matter; NOTES; Chapter One: A Culture of Thought -- The Bifurcation of Nature
  • Chapter Two: Introducing Whitehead's Philosophy -The Lure of WhiteheadChapter Three: 'A Thorough-Going Realism' -- Whitehead On Cause and Conformation; Chapter Four: The Value of Existence; Chapter Five: Societies, the Social and Subjectivity; Chapter Six: Language and the Body -- From Signification to Symbolism; Chapter Seven: This Nature Which Is Not One; Chapter Eight: Capitalism, Process and Abstraction; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn775301879
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (198 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857283986
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613426581
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 342658
  • 22573/ctt1gwx6q6
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)775301879

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