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Rethinking Whitehead's Symbolism: Thought, Language, Culture

Roland Faber, Jeffrey A. Bell, and Joseph Petek


This collection of essays explores the contemporary significance of Alfred North Whitehead’s book Symbolism: Its Meaning and Effect. Given the recent and rapid changes in modern science, culture, and technology, as well as the recent upsurge of interest in the work of Whitehead (particularly among continental philosophers), this reexamination of his thought is more timely than ever, situating Whitehead’s arguments within the contemporary intellectual scene.Whitehead's Symbolism is often neglected in favor of studies of Process and Reality. Symbolism, however, is unique in several ways: it rela ... More

Keywords: Whitehead, symbolism, philosophy, language, perception

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474429566
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429566.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roland Faber, editor
Claremont School of Theology

Jeffrey A. Bell, editor
Southeastern Louisiana University

Joseph Petek, editor
Claremont School of Theology

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