Show simple item record McHenry, Leemon B., 1956- en 2013-06-14T20:02:07Z en 2013-06-14T20:02:07Z en 1992 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0-7914-0915-5 en
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dc.description.abstract The present study attempts to examine the affinities and contrasts in the metaphysical systems of A. N. Whitehead and F. H. Bradley. As a comparative analysis, however, the study does not attempt to give equal attention to every aspect of both thinkers; rather, its primary concern is the influence of Bradley on Whitehead and the problems that bind them together under the genre of philosophical idealism. But aside from this historical concern, the book also attempts to work out solutions to metaphysical problems, especially those that occur where process philosophy and absolute idealism conflict. I generally defend Whitehead's view where conflict does arise, but I am not a follower of the Whiteheadian school that has formed in praise of his thought. Nevertheless, unlike the vast majority of analytic philosophers working in the field today, I do not think that total neglect is the proper approach to appreciating his genius. In my view, Whitehead and Bradley rank among the greatest thinkers in the Western tradition alongside of Descartes, Kant, Hume, Leibniz, Spinoza, and Hegel. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility This book has been digitized and deposited in the repository with the full permission of the publisher. en
dc.format.extent xi, 213 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher State University of New York Press, Albany en
dc.rights Copyright 1992 State University of New York en
dc.subject Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947. en
dc.subject Bradley, F. H. (Francis Herbert), 1846-1924. en
dc.subject Metaphysics-History-20th century en
dc.title Whitehead and Bradley: a comparative analysis en
dc.type Book en

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