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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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Philosophical Implications

Philosophical Implications

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(p.109) 7. Philosophical Implications
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The Event Universe
Author(s):

Leemon B. McHenry

Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400343.003.0007

An event ontology has been proposed by various philosophers as a solution to certain philosophical problems. This chapter therefore explores briefly its implications for the mind-body problem, perception and causation, free will, personal identify and moral agency. An event ontology provides a consistent framework for addressing these problems.

Keywords:   causation, event ontology, free will, mind-body problem, moral agency, perception, personal identity

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