Process Thought and Value Theory

Alexander, Samuel. Beauty and Other Forms of Value. Introd. Ralph Ross. Apollo edition. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1968. [abstract] 

Allan, George. “Thinking Axiologically.”  In Interpreting Neville, eds. J. Harley Chapman and Nancy K. Frankenberry (Albany: State University of New York, 1999), 3-26.

 _____. “Measuring the Recovery.”  (unpubl.)  [Response to Neville’s Recovery of the Measure, presented at APA 1990.]

_____. “Ultimate Value.”  Process Studies 33, no.2 (Fall-Winter 2004): 284-302.

Allan, George and Merle F. Allshouse, eds. Nature, Truth, and Value: Exploring the Thinking of Frederick Ferré. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005. [abstract]

Armstrong, Susan J. Review of The Ethics of Creativity: Beauty, Morality and Nature in a Processive Cosmos by Brian G. Henning. Environmental Ethics 29, no. 2 (Summer 2007): 209-12.  

Barbour, Ian G. Ethics in an Age of Technology.  San Francisco: Harper, 1993. [abstract]

Belaief, Lynne. “A Whiteheadian Account of Value and Identity.”  Process Studies 5:1 (Spring 1975): 31-46. [abstract]

Benzoni, Francisco J. "Creatures as Creative: Callicott and Whitehead on Creaturely Value." Environmental Ethics 28 no. 1 (Spring 2006): 37-56. [abstract]

_____. Ecological Ethics and the Human Soul: Aquinas, Whitehead, and the Metaphysics of Value. Notre Dame:University of Notre Dame Press, 2007. [abstract]

Brennan, J. G. “Notes: Alfred North Whitehead.”  [Introduction to Whitehead]  (For a course on Philosophy in American Values, 1991)

Brown, Jason W. Process and the Authentic Life: Toward a Psychology of Value. Frankfurt: ontos verlag, 2005. [abstract]

_____. “Process Theory and Value.”  (unpubl.)

Byrum, C. Stephen. “The Theological Implications of the Axiological Formulations of Robertt S. Hartman.”  Forms of Value and Valuation, eds., Rem B. Edwards and John W. Davis. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1991, 403-423.

Callicott, J. Baird. “Intrinsic Value, Quantum Theory, and Environmental Ethics.” Environmental Ethics 7 (Fall 1985): 257-75. [abstract

Chancey, Anita Miller. “Rationality, Contributionism, and the Value of Love: Hartshorne on Abortion.”  Process Studies 28, nos. 1-2 (Spring-Summer 1999): 85-97.

Chen, Xin-han. "Chinese Values Study during Current Period." [Presented at the Whitehead and China in the New Millennium Conference. Beijing, China: June 17-20, 2002]

Clayton, Philip. “The Ultimate Hypothesis: Behind closed doors, scientists are secretly confessing their faith in God.” Forbes ASAP: The Big Issue IV: Convergence (Oct. 1999).

Cobb, John B., Jr. "Deep Ecology and Process Thought." Process Studies 30, no. 1 (Spring-Summer 2001): 112-31.

_____. “Whitehead’s Theory of Value.” (unpubl.)  

Crosby, Donald A. “The Distinctiveness of Religion and Religious Value.” The American Journal of Theology and Philosophy 26, no. 3 (September 2005): 199-206. 

Davis, Richard. Value and Moral Consciousness: Whiteheads Philosophy, ed., Elizabeth Cunningham (forthcoming). [At the end of the John Spenser file. (???)]

Deboer, Lawrence P. “Valuation and Judgments in Metaphysics and Religion: A Study of the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead.”  Ph.D. Dissertation. Columbia University, 1967.

Devenish, Philip E. “The Experience of Value and Theological Argumen­tation.”

Dicken, Thomas M. “Charles Hartshorne and the Conservation of Value.”  Process Studies 31, no.2 (Fall-Winter 2002): 32-50.

_____. and Rem B. Edwards. Dialogues on Values and Centers of Value: Old Friends, New Thoughts. Vol. 114. Value Inquiry Book Series, ed Robert Ginsberg. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2001. [abstract]

Dombrowski, Daniel. "The Replaceability Argument." Process Studies 30, no.1 (Spring-Summer 2001): 22-35.

Donnelley, Strachan. “The Living Body: Organism and Value — Whitehead and the Interpretation of Value Experience.”  Ph.D. Dis.

Eames, S. Morris. “Meaning, Value, and Creativity in Dewey and Wieman.”  (unpubl.) [North American Philosophers, Value Theory]

_____. Pragmatic Naturalism: An Introduction. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois Press, 1977. [abstract]

Early, Thomas H. “Creativity and Value: An Elucidation of the Metaphysical Status of Value in Whitehead’s Philosophy.”  Ph.D. Dis., Boston University, 1972.

Edwards, Rem B. "People and Their Worth: Uniting Process and Axiology." Process Studies 38, no. 1 (Spring-Summer 2009): 43-68. [abstract]

Ferré, Frederick. Being and Value: Toward a Constructive Postmodern Metaphysics (Albany, State University of New York Press, 1996.)[Read a review of this book by Rolston, Holmes. In Theology Today 54 (Oct. 1997): 420. [abstract]

_____. Knowing and Value: Toward a Constructive Postmodern Epistemology. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998. [abstract]

_____.  "Value Judgments, God, and Ecological Ecumenism." in Value, Judgments, God, and Ecological Ecumenism, eds., Hackett, Jeremiah and Jerald Wallulis.  Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, 105-132.

Fraser, Mariam. "The Ethics of Reality and Virtual Reality: Latour, Facts and Values." History of the Human Sciences 19, no. 2  (2006): 45-72.  [abstract] (electronic format only)

Gamwell, Franklin I. "The Purpose of Human Rights."  Process Studies 29, no.2 (Fall-Winter 2000): 322-46.

Gragg, Alan. “Intuition and Empirical Religion in the Philosophy of Charles Hartshorne—A Response to Hartshorne.”  (unpubl.)

Grange, Joesph. "The Generosity of the Good." The Review of Metaphysics: A Philosophical Quaterly 62: 1 (September 2008): 111-121.

_____.  “Norms, Transition and Value.” (unpubl.)

_____. “Tragic Value in the Thought of Alfred North Whitehead.”  Ph.D. Dis.

Hartshorne, Charles. “The Common Good and the Value Receptacle.” Program of the American Philosophical Association, Western Division (May 9-11, 1946): 10-11.

Hazelton, Roger. “The Relation Between Value and Existence in the Philosophies of Nicolai Hartmann and A. N. Whitehead.”  Ph.D. Dis.

Henning, Brian G. "Is There an Ethics of Creativity?" Chromatikon II (2006): 161-173.

_____. “Saving Whitehead’s Universe of Value: An “Ecstatic” Challenge to the Classical Interpretation.”  International Philosophical Quarterly 45, no. 4, Issue 180 (December 2005): 447-465. [abstract]

Howe, J. Thomas.  Faithful to the Earth:  Nietzsche and Whitehead on God and the Meaning
of Human Life
(Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield, 2003) [abstract]

Hulbert, Steve. "Philip Rose, On Whitehead." Review of On Whitehead. Chromatikon II (2006), 251-254. [Aesthetics, Value, Freedom, Whitehead]

Johnson, A. H. Modes of Value. New York: Philosophical Library, 1978. [Photocopy of UCLA Holding.] [abstract]

_____. “Truth, Beauty and Goodness in the Philosophy of A. N. Whitehead.”  (unpubl.) [Aesthetics, Value Theory]

Jones, W.T. “Whitehead.” In A History of Western Philosophy, 2nd ed., Vol V, by W.T. Jones, 64-87. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. [Alternative Theology, Metaphysics, Value Theory]

Leclerc, Ivor. “The Metaphysics of the Good.”  Review of Metaphysics 35 (Sept. 1981): 3-25.

Leue, William. “Metaphysical Foundations for a Theory of Value in the Philosophy of A. N. Whitehead.”  Ph.D. Dis.

Leue, William Hendrichs. Metaphysical Foundations for a Theory of Value in the Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead. Ashfield, MA: Down-to-Earth Books, 2005. [abstract]

Lieb, Irwin C., ed. Experience, Existence, and the Good: Essays in Honor of Paul Weiss. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1961. [abstract]

Limper, Peter F.  “Value and the Individual in the Philosophies of Whitehead and Peirce.”  Ph.D. Dissertation.  Yale University, 1975. [North American Philosophers, Metaphysics, Value Theory]

Martin, R. M. Primordiality, Science, and Value. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1980. [abstract]

McLaren, Robert B. “A Philosophical Norm for an Abnormal Time.”  Proceedings of the Far Western Philosophy of Education Society (1978-79), 20-33. [abstract]

Millard, Richard M. “The Place of Value in Whitehead’s Thought.”  M.A. Thesis, Boston University, 1950.

Miller, David Lee. “Value and Some Key but Unfinished Doctrines in Whitehead’s Philosophy.” Ph.D. Dissertation. Southern Illinois University, 1969.

Miller, Peter. “A Teleological Theory of Value.”  Dialogue 12:4 (1973): 629-645.


Mills, Jon and Janusz A. Polanowski. The Ontology of Prejudice. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1984. [abstract]

Morgan, George. “Whitehead’s Theory of Value.”

Mullen, Wilbur H. “A Comparison of the Value Theories of E. S. Brightman and A. N. Whitehead.”  Ph.D. Dis., Boston University, 1955.

Muraca, Barbara. "Welt, Umwelt, Mitwelt: Cultural, Caqtural, and Social World as Complex Intertwined Feild of Internal Relations: The Contribution of Process Thought to a General Theory of Sustainability." Process Studies 34, no. 1 (Spring-Summer 2005): 98-116.

Neville, Robert C. Normative Cultures. Volume Three of Axiology of Thinking. Albany: State Univ. of New York Press, 1995. [abstract]

_____. Reconstruction of Thinking. Albany: State University of New York Press: 1981. [abstract] [Axiology of Thinking Series]

_____. Recovery of the Measure. Albany: State University of New York Press: 1989. [Axiology of Thinking Series]

_____. Review of Knowing and Value: Toward a Constructive Postmodern Epistemology by Frederick Ferre In Process Studies 28, no. 3-4 (Fall-Winter, 1999): 356-58.

Pizante, W. A. “The Concept of Value in Whitehead’s Philosophy.”  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Prozesky, Martin. Conscience: Ethical Intelligence for Global Well-Being. Scottsville, South Africa: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2007. [abstract]

Rahke, F. T. “A. N. Whitehead’s Metaphysics of Experience and Value.”  Ph.D. Dissertation. Purdue University, 1980.

Riffert, Franz. “Whiteheads Prozeßethik.” Freiburger Zeitschrift für Philosophie und Theologie 50, no. 1-2 (2003): 171-87.

Rolston, Holmes, III. Genes, Genesis, and God: Values and Their Origins in Natural and Human History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. [abstract]

Rose, M. C. “Three Hierarchies of Value: A Study of the Philosophies of Value of Henri Bergson, A. N. Whitehead, and Soren Kierkegaard.”  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Bergson, Value Theory]

Roy, David E. Review of Process and the Authentic Life: Toward a Psychology of Value by Jason W. Brown Process Studies 37, no. 1 (Spring-Summer 2008): 184-86. 

Schilpp, Paul Arthur. “Whitehead’s Moral Philosophy.”  In The Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead. (New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1951): 563-618.

Schroeder, W. Widick. “Evolution, Human Values and Religious Experience.” [???]

Shindler, David. “Whitehead’s Inability to Affirm a Universe of Value.”  Process Studies 13, no.2 (Summer 1983): 112-31.

Simmons, Dale D. Personal Valuing: An Introduction. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1982. [abstract]

Spencer, John B. “Review: Jude D. Weisenbeck, Alfred North Whiteheads Philosophy of Values. Process Studies 1, no.1 (Spring 1971): 66-69.

_____. “Meland’s Alternative in Ethics.”  Process Studies 6, no.3 (1976): 165-80. [abstract[Aesthetics, Ethics, Value Theory]

Sperry, R.W. “Science and Moral Judgement.” (unpubl.) (Conference Paper, Process Philosophy and Physiological Psychology, 1975). [abstract]

Sprigge, Timothy L. “Review: Nature: An Environmental Cosmology, by Joseph Grange.”  In Process Studies 27, no. 3-4 (Fall-Winter 1998): 354-7.

Van Nuys, Kevin. Is Reality Meaningful?  Static Contradictions and Dynamic Resolutions Between Facts and Value. New York: Philosophical Library, 1966. [abstract]

_____. "The Manifesto of Holism." In  A Holist Pilgrimage. (New York: Philosophical Library, 1981): 395-433.

Walker, Foster N. “Education and the Civilized Ideals: Tackling the Most Urgent and Difficult Learning of All.” Philosophy of Education (1991): 318-329.

Weisenbech, Jude D. Whiteheads Philosophy of Values. Wankesha, WI: Mt. St. Paul College, 1969. [Photocopy of Honnold holding.]

Wieman, Henry Nelson. The Source of Human Good. Chicago: University of Chicago Press: 1946. [abstract

Wilcox, John R. “Whitehead on Values and Creativity.”  Philosophy and Theology (Fall 1991): 39-53. [abstract]

Wyschogrod, Edith. “Re-reading Neville: A Postmodern Perspective.”  In Interpreting Neville, eds. J. Harley Chapman and Nancy K. Frankenberry (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999), 27-41.

Zhao, Yiwei. Whitehead’s Value Philosophy and Education. Taipei: Taiwan Wenyuan Bookstore, 1988.