YOU: Static Stuff or Dynamic Process?

Click for new article by Olav Bryant Smith: The Social Self of Whitehead’s Organic Philosophy

This is a new way of thinking about “a self” and about reality in general:

From the Introduction:  “Alfred North Whitehead’s philosophy has commonly become known as process philosophy. Whitehead himself regarded his philosophy as the philosophy of organism. His organic philosophy is understood through various types of process that occur in the becoming of actual organic entities in relationship with one another. Whitehead’s conception of the self is one that provides an alternative foundation for psychology, helps to make sense of personal identity over time amidst a series of changing experiences, and offers a ground for understanding an ethic based on shared bonds between self and world. The mind-body problem is solved in the philosophy of organism, and a ground for understanding the lived body is provided.”

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