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Leibniz, Whitehead and the Metaphysics of Causation

Leibniz, Whitehead and the Metaphysics of Causation (Hardback)

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Introduces the reader to Whitehead's complex and often misunderstood metaphysics by showing that it deals with questions about the nature of causation originally raised by the philosophy of Leibniz. Whitehead's philosophy is an attempt at rehabilitating Leibniz's theory of monads by recasting it in terms of novel ontological categories

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPhilosophy of mindPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPhilosophy: metaphysics & ontologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophy Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 14/05/2009 ISBN-13: 9780230580619  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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PIERFRANCESCO BASILE teaches Philosophy at the University of Bern, Switzerland. His publications include Experience and Relations: An Examination of F. H. Bradley's Conception of Reality (1999) and several articles and edited books on the origin of analytic philosophy, British idealism and process philosophy.

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