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Propositions, Functions, and Analysis: Selected Essays on Russell's Philosophy

Peter Hylton

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199286355
eISBN:
9780191713309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286355.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The work of Bertrand Russell had a decisive influence on the emergence of analytic philosophy, and on its subsequent development. The essays collected in this volume, by one of the authorities on ... More


Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking

Clare Palmer

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269526
eISBN:
9780191683664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book challenges the popular conception that process thinking offers an unambiguously positive contribution to the philosophical debate on environmental ethics. It critically examines the ... More


Methodism at the Crossroads

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The year 1784 represents a landmark in Methodist history as John Wesley established the Conference as his successor and ordained preachers for the United States. These events, which established de ... More


Process Philosophy and Theology: Whitehead and Hartshorne

T.L.S. Sprigge

in The God of Metaphysics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199283040
eISBN:
9780191603662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199283044.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Whitehead and Hartshorne are considered the founding fathers of process philosophy as a fully worked out metaphysic. Both believe that the basic stuff of the world is experience, which comes into ... More


WHITEHEAD TORSION

Andrew Ranicki

in Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509240
eISBN:
9780191708725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

Whitehead torsion is an algebraic K-theory invariant, which decides if an h-cobordism of high-dimensional manifolds is trivial. The classification of lens spaces via Whitehead torsion is given in ... More


Quantum Mechanics and the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead

Michael Epperson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223190
eISBN:
9780823235551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223190.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

In Process and Reality and other works, Alfred North Whitehead struggled to come to terms with the impact the new science of quantum mechanics would have on metaphysics. This book is ... More


Introduction

Friedhelm Waldhausen, Bjørn Jahren, and John Rognes

in Spaces of PL Manifolds and Categories of Simple Maps (AM-186)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157757
eISBN:
9781400846528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157757.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book presents a proof of the stable parametrized h-cobordism theorem, which deals with the existence of a natural homotopy equivalence for each compact CAT manifold. In this theorem, a stable ... More


The stable parametrized <i>h</i>-cobordism theorem

Friedhelm Waldhausen, Bjørn Jahren, and John Rognes

in Spaces of PL Manifolds and Categories of Simple Maps (AM-186)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157757
eISBN:
9781400846528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157757.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter deals with the stable parametrized h-cobordism theorem. It begins with a discussion of the manifold part; here DIFF is written for the category of Csuperscript infinity smooth manifolds, ... More


The Philosophical Approach to God: A New Thomistic Perspective, 2nd Revised Edition

W. Norris Clarke

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227198
eISBN:
9780823237166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227198.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book is a revised and expanded edition of three lectures delivered by the author at Wake Forest University in 1979. Long out of print, in its new edition it should be a valuable ... More


Introduction: Rethinking Science and Religion

James D. Proctor

in Science, Religion, and the Human Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195175325
eISBN:
9780199784707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175328.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay offers a novel take on science and religion by reconsidering both in light of the human experience — the unfolding of human life in its historical, political, geographical, psychological, ... More


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