New Book in WRP's CWS Series
June 14, 2013
We are happy to announce that the third book in the Whitehead Research Project's Contemporary Whitehead Studies (CWS) series has been published! The book is titled, Foundations of Relational Realism: A Topological Approach to Quantum Mechanics and the Philosophy of Nature, edited by Micheal Epperson and Elias Zafiris. read more
Teleconference with Monica A. Coleman
June 10, 2013
On Wednesday, June 12, 2013 (1pm ET, 10am PT), Monica A. Coleman will be hosting a teleconference with WATER (Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics and Ritual). She will discuss third wave womanist religious thought, which was the topic of her latest book Ain’t I a Womanist Too?: Third Wave Womanist Religious Thought (Fortress Press, May 2013). This is a great time to learn and ask questions, and it's completely FREE!! For registeration and other details see here.
A Process Ontology for Contemporary Biology
June 4, 2013
John Dupré, Professor of Philosophy of Science at University of Exeter, has been awarded a substantial grant from the European Research Council (ERC), to pursue research on “A Process Ontology for Contemporary Biology.” The project, which willl employ three postdoctoral research fellows, aims to rethink central issues in the philosophy of biology by elaborating an ontology for biology that takes full account of the processual nature of living systems - including a special focus on Whitehead and the American Pragmatists. read more
The Whitehead Psychology Nexus welcomes submissions for its 2014 workshop, to be held April 15-17 in Avignon (France). Papers in meta-psychology are encouraged, also in clinical psychology and neuroscience.
Each presentation will be 30 minutes, with 10 minutes for discussion. Please submit a title, a short abstract (of up to 500 words), and a brief bio to <email@example.com> by Sept. 01, 2013. Decisions will be notified by Nov. 01, 2013. Proceedings will be published. Accommodation costs of unaccompanied presenters and discussants will be covered. There is no conference fee.
John Cobb Awarded Honorary Doctorate
May 21 , 2013
Claremont School of Theology awarded an honorary doctorate to John Cobb at commencement today! Cobb has been a major inspiration to Claremont students, alumni/ae, and colleagues through the years, as well as to thousands of international scholars, leaders, and laypeople, especially in China.
In his acceptance speech, Dr. Cobb spoke about the historic trajectory that led Claremont School of Theology to the place where it stands today, re-imagining the future of faith, and preparing to lead vital congregations and communities in a religiously diverse world. You can read the transcript of his speech here.
Process Theology Summer Insitute
April 11 , 2013
The Process Theology Summer Institue will be held, June 3-7, 2013 on the Claremont School of Theology campus. This Summer Instititue offfers 1 week intensive courses in process thought by John B. Cobb, Jr., Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki, Jeanyne Slettom, and Jon Berquist. read more
9th International Whitehead Conference
May 13 , 2013
The 9th International Whitehead Conference will take place on 9-12 September 2013 in Krakow, Poland. The Conference is organized by the Whitehead Metaphysical Society and the Department of Philosophy at the Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow and is supported by the International Process Network. The title of the Conference is: Society and Process - from Theory to Practice. This topic seems particularly important for several reasons. read more
"China’s Ecological Construction" A Photo Exhibition
April 22, 2013
Xinhua News Agency (the largest news agency in China), will be hosting a Photo Exhibition on the theme, “China’s Ecological Construction.” This gallery is in support the 7th International Forum on Ecological Civilization. read more
7th International Forum on Ecological Civilization
April 4 , 2013
On April 26-27 at Benson Auditorium at Pitzer College, we will meet again for the International Forum on Ecological Civilization, in conjunction with the 6th John Cobb Common Good Award Ceremony.
Remembering Frederick Ferré
March 28 , 2013
Frederick Ferré passed away last Friday morning (March 22, 2013) after surgery to repair a ruptured aorta. Ferré was Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at The University of Georgia, past president of the Metaphysical Society of America, and longtime friend and member of the Center for Process Studies. Read his brief autobiography here.
Les Muray Awarded Fulbright Scholarship
March 4 , 2013
Dr. Les Muray, Professor of Philosophy and Religion (and longtime member of CPS), has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for study in his native Hungary during the spring of 2014. He will be researching the influence of French philosopher Henri Bergson on Mihaly Babits and Zsigmond Moricz, two major figures in early twentieth century Hungarian literature, whose work anticipated contemporary environmental ethics. read more
New Chromatikon Yearbook
February 18 , 2013
The eight edition of the Chromatikon Yearbook is now available!
Michel Weber et Ronny Desmet (sous la direction de), Chromatikon VIII. Annales de la philosophie en procès — Yearbook of Philosophy in Process, 2012. (209 p. ; 22 € ; 978-2-930517-36-0)
Order at: http://www.i6doc.com/en/livre/?ISBN=9782930517360
Hell is Not Others, with James McLachlan
June 19, 2013 (4:00-5:30pm)
Location: Butler 201, CST
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Religion and Reality: Exploring the Five Ultimates of the World's Religions
July 17, 2013 (4:00-5:30pm)
Location: Haddon Conference Room, CST
with Darren Iammarino
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The Center for Process Studies is a faculty center of Claremont Lincoln University in association with Claremont School of Theology and the School of Religion at Claremont Graduate University.