SUNY series in Philosophy

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C. I. Lewis

An intellectual biography of the American philosopher C. I. Lewis.

Creative Experiencing

A vigorous and wide-ranging defense of Hartshorne’s “neoclassical metaphysics” of creative freedom.

Process Approaches to Consciousness in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Philosophy of Mind

Opens a dialogue between process philosophy and contemporary consciousness studies.

Linguistic Philosophy

Explores the role language plays in the relationship between reality and utterance.

Whitehead's Radically Different Postmodern Philosophy

Examines the postmodern implications of Whitehead’s metaphysical system.

Oppenheimer's Choice

Studies J. Robert Oppenheimer’s choice to accept leadership of the Manhattan Project.

Kant's Pragmatic Anthropology

The first comprehensive examination in English of Kant’s Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View.

Kant and the Culture of Enlightenment

Interprets Kant's conception of enlightenment within the broader philosophical project of his critique of reason.

The Social Authority of Reason

Explores the social ramifications of Kant's concept of radical evil.

Kant on Causation

An in-depth examination of the nature of Kant's causal principle.


A comprehensive introduction to the theory of knowledge.

Understanding Understanding

A study of the scope and limits of understanding.

Wittgenstein's Account of Truth

Explores the complex nature of truth in Wittgenstein’s philosophy.

Process and Analysis

Leading thinkers from both traditions explore common philosophical topics.

The Philosopher's Voice

Explores the relationship between philosophy and politics in the work of Kant, Fichte, Hegel, and Marx.

The Unity of Knowledge and Action

Uses the thought of Wang Yang-ming, John Dewey, and Alfred North Whitehead to explain a more coherent theory of knowledge.

The Unity of Wittgenstein's Philosophy

Explores the stable core of Wittgenstein's philosophy as developed from the Tractatus to the Philosophical Investigations.

The Patterns of the Present

An original philosophical treatise on form and the foundations of social value.

Ethics and the Between

Articulates the necessity for a comprehensive reconstructive thinking about the meaning of being good.

Coming to Be

Synthesizes Thomistic and Whiteheadian metaphysics.

Unnecessary Evil

Demonstrates the systematic connection between Kant's ethics and his philosophy of history.

Transforming Process Theism

Traces variations of theism in Whitehead's principle works, identifying a major problem in conventional understanding of process theism and constructing an original and provocative solution.

Before Logic

Argues that there is an undeniable and essentially historical dimension to logic.

Moral Progress

Argues that in order to reinvigorate our moral inheritances we must endeavor not only to live well, but also to live better.

Realistic Pragmatism

Recovers classical pragmatism from recent deconstructive interpretations.