Process and Reality

| February 20, 2011
Whitehead is important, ‘the most quoted, least read’ philosopher, coming out of the most mature phase of the great pragmatic phase.  I found this great excerpt from P&R, about the necessity of reconciling the efficient causation of the sciences with the final causes of the scholastics…  Starting on p.84 at “Thus the notion of order…” :http://books.google.com/books?id=uJDEx6rPu1QC&pg=PA86&lpg=PA86&dq=whitehead+lure&source=bl&ots=V_9J8jGEwj&sig=VxuHn05GYfRWe845b0nYi-rhhr0&hl=en&ei=LkJgTZC6G4X4gAe0rM33AQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=8&ved=0CEYQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=whitehead%20lure&f=false