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The Event UniverseThe Revisionary Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead$
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Leemon B. McHenry

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781474400343

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400343.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1. Introduction
Source:
The Event Universe
Author(s):

Leemon B. McHenry

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400343.003.0001

This chapter introduces the main theses of this book: to defend an event ontology in the fashion of Whitehead, Russell and Quine against the traditional substance ontology, and to examine the plausibility of this theory within the contemporary quest for a unified theory of physics.

Keywords:   events, ontology, Quine, Russell, substance, unification, Whitehead

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