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Process Philosophy
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was developed by H. Bergson, W. James, C.S. Peirce, and A.N. Whitehead in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Their new horizons extended to investigation of the genesis of new forms in nature, progress beyond a substance-ontological interpretation of the concept of matter, and emphasis on the creative dynamic of the human spirit. Methodologically, process philosophy sets itself the task of transcending the boundaries of empirical science through phenomena-oriented analysis, t…

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Kather, Regine, “Process Philosophy”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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